Ryanair Flight From Tenerife Makes Emergency Landing

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Ryanair flight makes emergency landing at East Midlands Airport as paramedics board

A Ryanair flight from Tenerife was forced to make an emergency at East Midlands Airport this morning (20th August 2021) after a member of the airlines cabin crew became seriously ill.

The Aircraft FR3153 set off from Tenerife at 6.12 on Thursday (August 19th) and declared an emergency shortly after flying over the English channel at 10.25pm.

The Boeing 737-8AS stopped on the runway shortly after landing at East Midlands Airport where paramedics boarded the plane to give emergency treatment to the cabin crew member.

Due to the emergency, the runway remained closed and inbound flights were diverted to Manchester Airport.