Eastern Airways Saab 2000 Makes Emergency Landing in Norwich

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By George Hatcher

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The Eastern Airways Saab 2000, flying from Norwich to Aberdeen made an emergency landing at the Norwich International Airport, just twenty minutes after taking off.

The plane, with three crew members and forty eight passengers, took off at 6.45am but at 7:05 am, it requested a full emergency landing as a hydraulic fault was discovered.

Full emergency response protocol was followed at the airport and ambulances, fire fighters and police were ready at the spot when the plane safely landed at 7:24am.

A replacement plane was arranged to take the passengers to their destination, while the Saab was sent for thorough inspection.

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