Manchester bound Jet2 plane lands safely after declaring in-flight medical emergency

A packed Manchester bound plane has landed safely after earlier declaring an in flight medical emergency.

The plane is a Jet2 flight.
The plane is a Jet2 flight.

The flight, LS864 from Murcia in south east Spain to Manchester landed at Manchester Airport shortly before 3pm after issuing a "squawk" alert earlier this afternoon.

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The Jet2 Boeing 737 was scheduled to land in Manchester at 3.15pm.

Aircraft issue the "squawk" alerts for issues such as medical emergencies or plane malfunctions.