Iceland-Manchester plane forced to land at Scottish airport

Passenger needs 'urgent' treatment after unexpected diversion.

Easyjet plane travelling from Iceland to Manchester lands in Inverness after passenger falls ill STV News

A flight travelling from Iceland to Manchester was forced to land in Inverness after a passenger took ill.

The Easyjet plane from Reykjavik to Manchester was diverted on Friday morning so the passenger could get “urgent” treatment.

The airline confirmed the plane landed at Inverness around 11.30am. The passenger’s condition is not known.

An Easyjet spokesperson said: “EasyJet can confirm that flight EZY1810 from Reykjavik to Manchester this morning was diverted to Inverness due to a passenger on board requiring urgent medical assistance. 

“The safety and wellbeing of our customers and crew is our highest priority.”