An EasyJet flight was forced to perform an emergency landing at a Scottish airport due to the captain “becoming unwell”.
The plane was returning from Heraklion, Greece, when it requested an expediated landing while on approach to Edinburgh Airport on Sunday.
The flights’ first officer landed the aircraft safely and the captain was met by paramedics on arrival as a “precaution”.
No one was injured as a result of the incident.
An EasyJet spokesperson said: “EasyJet can confirm that flight EZY6938 from Heraklion to Edinburgh on June 12 requested an expediated landing due to the captain becoming unwell while on approach to Edinburgh.
“The First Officer landed the aircraft in line with standard operating procedures and the captain was met by paramedics on arrival as a precaution.
“The safety and wellbeing of our passengers and crew is always EasyJet’s highest priority.”
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