Medical emergency forces Paris landing for Mallorca-London flight

AN EMERGENCY was declared by an Easyjet flight on its way from Palma de Mallorca to London, leading to a diversion to Paris.
The Airbus A320 took off from Palma de Mallorca at 10.25am today (April29) and was due to arrive in Gatwick at approximately 1pm, but the crew decided to divert and land at Paris due to a medical emergency onboard.
Easyjet released the following statement: “easyJet can confirm that flight EZY8626 from Palma to London Gatwick is diverting to Orly as a result of a passenger onboard requiring urgent medical assistance.
“The safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is easyJet’s highest priority. The flight will continue to London Gatwick after the passenger is transferred to hospital.
“We apologise for any inconvenience experienced due to the diversion and resulting delay.”

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