Birmingham news Flight returns to Birmingham after emergency signal in sky PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - It is not clear why the plane returned and Birmingham Live has attempted to contact Airport bosses and EasyJet for more information

Birmingham news Flight returns to Birmingham after emergency signal in sky PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - It is not clear why the plane returned and Birmingham Live has attempted to contact Airport bosses and EasyJet for more information

Birmingham news Flight returns to Birmingham after emergency signal in sky PremierLeague-News.Com
15 August 2022 - 19:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A plane returned to Birmingham Airport shortly after departing for Scotland tonight. The Flybe flight, operated by Swift Air, performed a U-turn after transmitting an emergency signal. It was not clear why the plane returned and Birmingham Live has attempted to contact airport bosses and Flybe for more information. A spokesperson for Glasgow Airport - the destination of the aircraft - said it was aware a plane had not completed its journey. Automated online systems kicked into life at 6.56 pm after a 7700 "squawk" emergency signal indicated a general emergency. The signal was first received over Otherton in Penkridge, Stafford, before turning around. READ MORE: National Rail issues fresh 'do not travel' strike plea to anyone catching a train from Birmingham New Street Glasgow Airport's arrivals board had the plane scheduled to arrive at 7.25, but the expected arrival time was listed as 9pm. The Planefinder website currently reads: "The flight you're trying to view has landed or is out of range of our tracking network.

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. It can often be used to indicate a technical or engineering issue with the aircraft. The emergency code means all air traffic control facilities in the area are immediately alerted to the fact the aircraft has an emergency situation. It is then up to the crew to let Air Traffic Control know what the exact situation is. Birmingham Live contacted NATS, the UK's leading provider of air traffic control services. A spokesperson said it was not able to help. A spokesperson for Glasgow Airport said: "We're aware an aircraft departed from Birmingham and then returned. You would need to speak to the operator to find out why." Do you have a story? Get in touch by emailing josh.sandiford@reachplc.com READ NEXT: Check out our homepage for all the latest near you You can get stories direct to your inbox by signing up for our newsletters here Follow our Facebook page Enjoy a lasting reminder of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with our 48-page souvenir edition of Birmingham Mail - click here to order your copy Also, listen to our excellent Commonwealth Stories podcast

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