ALERT British Airways BA1306 declared emergency and diverted to Manchester after crew became unwell

09/03/2021

A British Airways flight to Aberdeen has been forced to land at Manchester Airport after a medical emergency onboard.

Flight BA1306 left Heathrow this morning at 10.39am and should have arrived at Aberdeen by 11.51am.

The Airbus A320-232 has since landed at Manchester Airport.

British Airways have since confirmed the flight was forced to perform a priority landing after a member of the cabin crew became unwell.

A spokesman for the airline said: ‘The flight diverted to Manchester as a precaution due to an unwell cabin crew member on board.

‘The aircraft landed safely.​ We are sorry for the inconvenience to our customers.​’

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