Posted: Thu 1st Mar 2018

Jet2 aircraft circling above Flintshire for nearly 2 hours lands safely back at Manchester

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Mar 1st, 2018

Thursday March 1 – Update: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The Jet2 plane landed safely back in Manchester just before 12.30pm around two hours after take off. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Original report. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A Jet2 Boeing 737 is currently circling over parts of Flintshire as it burns fuel ahead of a emergency landing. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Reputable twitter account @airlivenet posted: “ALERT Jet2 #LS809 from Manchester to Malaga is burning fuel before emergency landing.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Other reports suggest the plane suffered a tail strike on take off from Manchester Airport. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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The flight took off from Manchester nearly one and a half hours late at 10.14am and is currently circling over Holywell, Mostyn the Dee Estuary and the Wirral ahead landing back at Manchester. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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