Flight from East Midlands to Mallorca diverted to Gatwick after mid-air emergency declared

Not yet known why crew sent a '7700' emergency signal to air-traffic controllers

LAST UPDATED: 31 Jul, 2017 @ 18:56
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A FLIGHT from East Midlands Airport to Mallorca has been diverted to Gatwick after an emergency was declared.

The Thomson Airways plane made the unscheduled landing after crew sent a ‘7700’ emergency signal to air-traffic control.

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The plane has now landed safely, but it is not yet know what caused the emergency signal to be sent.

More to follow.

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