In the last few moments, an Air France flight from Firenze, Italy to Paris has declared an emergency whilst en route, and is currently making a diversion.
Air France flight AF1367, an Airbus A319 operating from Firenze (FLR) to Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG) declared an emergency with squawk code 7700 whilst transiting Swiss airspace en route.
The flight is now executing a diversion and appears to be making for Lausanne Airport.
Air France AF1367 Firenze – Paris
Diversion to Geneva (GVA)
Having declared the emergency from the cruise whilst transiting Swiss airspace, flight AF1367 is currently on descent through 3,000 feet and setting up for an approach to nearby Geneva Airport (GVA).
Update 12:45 UTC
Air France flight AF1367 has now landed Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland; having expedited a diversion and approach shortly after declaring the general emergency.
The nature of the issue prompting this afternoon’s unscheduled diversion is not yet known.
Data for the service shows Air France flight AF1367 made an on-time departure out of Firenze Florence Airport (FLR) at 12:38 local time (11:38 UTC) today.
The flight then proceeded normally, climbing to cruising level FL340 (34,000 feet) for the outbound journey to Paris.
AF1367 subsequently declared the emergency from the cruise, approximately an hour after departure at 12:22 UTC, before expediting the diversion into Geneva (GVA).
The aircraft conducting today’s flight rotation was an Airbus A319-111, registered F-GFHK; a 23-year old narrowbody aircraft belonging to the French national carrier Air France.
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