Emergency declared on Aer Lingus flight from Dublin this morning31st May 18 | News
An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Milan has declared an emergency this morning over the south of the UK.
The flight, which departed from the capital's airport at 7am, was forced to divert to London Gatwick this morning due to a medical emergency involving a passenger.
An Aer Lingus spokeswoman told The Sun:
“Aer Lingus flight EI432 departed Dublin this morning bound for Milan Linate but diverted to London Gatwick en route due to a medical emergency involving one of the guests on board.
The guest was taken from the aircraft at London Gatwick to receive the necessary medical attention.
The aircraft will continue its flight to Milan Linate where it is scheduled to arrive this afternoon.
We do not anticipate any knock-on effect to our schedule.”