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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London Stansted Airport

Air France flight AF-1016 had to divert for an emergency landing at London Stansted Airport, England, on June 8th.

The plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Dublin, Ireland, was diverted after the crew reported issues with the cabin pressure.

The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

PIA Flight Diverts to Stansted Airport due to Bomb Threat

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-757 had to make an emergency landing at London Stansted Airport, England, on February 7th.

The plane flying from Lahore, Pakistan, to Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, was diverted due to a bomb threat.

The plane landed safely. All 150 people aboard remained unharmed.

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Brussels Airport

RyanairRyanair flight FR-3131 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Belgium, on July 24th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Paphos, Cyprus, was diverted due to a wheel well fire indication.

The plane landed safely Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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RyanairRyanair flight FR-4215 made an emergency landing at London Stansted Airport, England, on May 14th.

The plane was flying from Parma, Italy, when the crew reported a flaps problem and declared an emergency.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Ryanair Flight Diverts Due to Medical Emergency

RyanairRyanair flight FR6695 made an emergency landing at London Stansted Airport, United Kingdom, on May 17.

The plane was en-route from Edinburgh to Malta when it had to divert due to a medical emergency on-board.

According to an airline statement, “This flight from Edinburgh to Malta (17 May) diverted to London Stansted after a customer became ill on board… The crew called ahead to request medical assistance, the aircraft landed normally and the customer was met by an ambulance upon arrival, before the aircraft departed to Malta…Ryanair apologised to all customers affected by this short delay.”

Jet2 Flight Diverts to London Stansted due to Medical Emergency

Jet2Jet2 flight LS121 had to land in emergency at London Stansted Airport, Essex, UK, shortly before 6 p.m. on September 4.

The flight, on its way from Glasgow to Reus, Spain, was diverted because a passenger needed immediate medical attention.

The flight landed safely and the Paramedics boarded the aircraft to treat the passenger. The flight later resumed its journey with a 2 hour delay.

British Fighter Jets Escorted Private Jet to Stansted

A Luton-bound private passenger jet was escorted from Lagos by two British fighter jets to make emergency landing at Stansted airport, Essex at 7:49 p.m. on July 24.

The aircraft, which is believed to be a Gulfstream small business jet, lost contact with UK authorities shortly after 7 p.m., forcing deployment of two Eurofighter Typhoons from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire.

Reportedly one of the jet fighters also landed at the airport.

An Essex Police spokesperson said: “Military jets were deployed on a precautionary basis when a private jet was diverted to Stansted…This was due to a loss of communication with the aircraft. The aircraft landed safely at Stansted airport at 7.49pm… All three people who were on board have been spoken to by police, it was established that everything was in order and the police response was stood down.”

Swiss European Airlines Flight Diverted to Stansted Due to Engine Fire

A Swiss European Airlines flight LX-487 had to make an emergency landing at London Stansted Airport, after one of its engines caught fire.

The plane was en route from London City to Basel on the night of Sunday April 27. During the initial climb, its right hand engine caught fire, after which the crew decided to halt the climb at the altitude of 5000 feet and shut down the engine. The plane was then diverted to the Stansted Airport, where it made an uneventful emergency landing, around 30 minutes after it took off.

All 82 passengers and 4 crew members exited safely. The flight was cancelled and the passengers were accommodated in another flight from London’s Heathrow Airport.

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