Plane lands in emergency in Edinburgh after the leak of fuel

Published on : Wednesday, July 13, 2016

aeroplaneThe United Airlines flight 929 from London Heathrow made an emergency landing after it started to leak fuel.

The Boeing 767-300 aircraft, which started from London at 07:02, had its landing at Edinburgh just before 10:00 after going around Scotland dumping fuel.

Officials reported “all 119 passengers and 11 crew are safe and well”. The other flights in and out of Edinburgh Airport remained unperturbed and untouched by this emergency.
Some possible plans are being put into action for the boarders who were on their way to Chicago so that they can reach their destination safely.

A spokesman from the United Airlines added: “Our customer service team at Edinburgh Airport is providing assistance to customers of flight UA929 (London/Heathrow-Chicago) today, which diverted to Edinburgh because of a mechanical issue. The aircraft landed safely at 09:45 (local time). We apologise to our customers for the inconvenience caused.”

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