Jet2 flight EXS28PL to Edinburgh declares mid-flight emergency

A flight travelling to the Scottish Capital has declared a mid-flight emergency this afternoon.

The Jet2 Boeing 737 aircraft which was travelling from Alicante to Edinburgh issued a 7700 alert while flying near the Scottish Borders on Monday afternoon.

The plane departed from the Spanish airport at 2:04pm on Monday afternoon. 

The details of the emergency are currently unknown.

The Herald has contacted Jet2 for comment.

 

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