The Jet2 flight LS134 departed from Malaga in Spain at 11:55am on Thursday morning, and was due to land at Glasgow Airport at 2:25pm. However, the flight issued a ‘Squawk 7700’ code while in mid-air.
The code was issued by the pilot while flying over the Bay of Biscay near the city of Lorient.
A ‘ Squawk 7700’ code is used to indicate a general emergency.
It is used by staff onboard the airport to indicate to all tracking ground controllers that the flight has an emergency and should be given appropriate assistance.
Shortly after, the plane descended before landing at Nantes Atlantique Airport just after 12:20pm.
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