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EasyJet flight declares emergency in air, makes emergency landing in France

Christian Fernsby ▼ | December 12, 2019
An easyJet flight from Gatwick Airport has declared a mid-air emergency en route to Valencia.
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Flight U28221 diverted to a small regional airport at Chateauroux, south of Paris after experiencing a "technical issue".

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A spokeswoman for Easyjet said: "We can confirm that flight EZY8221 from London Gatwick to Valencia is diverting to Châteauroux airport due to a technical issue which needs to be inspected by engineers.

“The safety of its passengers and crew is easyJet's highest priority.”

The plane is currently being inspected and is expected to fly on to Valencia.