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Scandinavian Airlines flight makes emergency landing

Discussion in 'Latest Airline News' started by Lee Ferrara, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. Lee Ferrara

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    A fighter jet was scrambled to assist a plane that was forced to land at Glasgow Prestwick Airport over a communication issue.

    The flight, from Copenhagen to Birmingham, lost contact with air traffic control on Thursday morning as it passed over Scotland.

    As a result, the Scandinavian Airlines plane completed an unscheduled landing at Prestwick at around 9.30am.

    A military fighter jet was dispatched to escort the aircraft to its landing after it requested to touch down at the airport.

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