EasyJet flight from Newcastle to Malaga diverted to Manchester due to passenger needing 'medical assistance'
Flight EZY6407 was diverted due to a passenger needing urgent medical assistance on board.
The flight departed from Newcastle Airport at 7.06am on Wednesday, June 26 and was flying over Wales when a passenger took ill.
The plane was forced to divert to Manchester Airport. Paramedics were present upon arrival who have been giving medical assistance to the woman.
Following a short stay in Manchester, it departed at 9.15am and continued its journey to Spain with an expected arrival time of 1.17pm.
An easyJet spokesperson said: “We can confirm that flight EZY6407 from Newcastle to Malaga diverted to Manchester due to a passenger onboard requiring urgent medical assistance.
“The safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is always our highest priority.”