Ryanair flight from Manchester mid-air emergency as passenger falls ill

Plane forced to divert to Paris Beauvais airport

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Ryanair flight makes emergency landing in Paris when passenger became ill

A Ryanair flight from Manchester to Alicante was forced to make an emergency landing on Thursday morning when a passenger became ill.

Flight FR4007 took off for Spain at 6.40am but diverted to Paris Beauvais airport for around 40 minutes when a passenger became ill, reports the Mirror.

According to the Manchester Evening Post, the sick passenger was met by paramedics in Paris and the flight then continued to Alicante.

A Ryanair spokesman said: "This flight from Manchester to Alicante (14 Jan) diverted to Paris Beauvais after a customer became ill on board.

"The crew called ahead to request medical assistance, the aircraft landed normally and the customer disembarked and was met by medics.

"The aircraft continued onwards to Alicante a short time later. Ryanair apologises to customers affected by this short delay."

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