Eemergency services rush to Liverpool’s John Lennon airports as Easyjet plane makes an emergency landing
An Easyjet flight out of Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport had to return as it flew over New Brighton after suffering a bird strike causing the pilot concerns of the safety of the aircraft.
2 ambulances were sent to the scene as well as other emergency services to prepare for an emergency landing.
A spokesperson for the airline said: “easyJet flight EZY7023 from Liverpool to Jersey returned from airborne following a bird strike.
“The captain performed a routine landing in accordance with standard operating procedures. We have arranged a replacement aircraft to operate the flight to Jersey.
“Whilst this is outside of easyJet’s control, we apologise for any inconvenience experienced and thank passengers for their patience and understanding – The safety of passengers and crew is easyJet’s highest priority.”
The aircraft landed safely and despite the emergency services being in attedence they were stood down shortly after landing.
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