Ryanair flight forced to make emergency landing at Manchester Airport after passenger falls ill

webnexttech | Ryanair flight forced to make emergency landing at Manchester Airport after passenger falls ill

A Ryanair flight from Barcelona to Edinburgh was suddenly diverted to Manchester Airport after a passenger became ill. The flight this afternoon (March 20) had to make an emergency landing in Manchester and was met by medics on the runway. The airline said the passenger ‘became ill’ on board. Cabin crew immediately called for medical assistance and the aircraft was met by medical professionals after landing. READ MORE: Driver ‘attacked with hammer’ after crash on motorway READ MORE: Deluded thug’s family shout ‘you got your a**e smacked again kid’ after he’s jailed for vile crimes A Ryanair spokesperson said: “This flight from Barcelona to Edinburgh (20 Mar) diverted to Manchester airport after a customer became ill on board. “The crew called ahead to request medical assistance upon arrival, the aircraft landed, and the customer disembarked and was met by medics for further treatment. The flight continued to Edinburgh. “Ryanair apologies to all customers for this short delay.” Manchester Airport said staff from the airport were on hand to support the airline’s staff. A spokesperson from Manchester Airport said: “The flight was diverted to Manchester and we understand that it was because of a medical emergency affecting a passenger. “Our staff were on hand to support the airline’s staff and arrangements have been made for passengers’ onward travel to Edinburgh.” The North West Ambulance Service have been contacted for further information.

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