A Corsair International scheduled flight from Fort-De-France, Martinique to Paris has declared an emergency whilst inbound over French airspace.
Corsair flight SS925 Fort-De-France – Paris
Corsair International flight SS925, an Airbus A330-300 operating a scheduled route from Fort-De-France (FDF), Martinique to Paris Orly Airport (ORY), declared an emergency, squawking 7700 whilst inbound.
The flight declared an emergency with transponder code 7700 as it transited French airspace enroute to Paris Orly Airport, and is currently on descent for the destination.
The nature of the general emergency is not yet clear.
Activation of code 7700
Flight data shows the aircraft squawked 7700 at 07:27 UTC, during the descent into Paris, as it passed through 28,000 feet; having left its cruising level of FL360.
UPDATE 07:55 UTC
Flight SS925 is now established on finals for RWY06 Paris-Orly (ORY). Weather for the flight’s arrival is visual conditions (VFR) with light wind, no cloud and visibility 10 kilometres or more. The aircraft made its landing at 10:15 local time.
The aircraft made an on-time departure out of Fort-De-France, showing an actual time of departure of 19:45 local time on the evening of Wednesday 6 September. The flight then proceeded normally before declaring the emergency in the descent phase over French airspace.
The aircraft concerned is an Airbus A330-343X, registered F-HROK; a 13-year old widebody aircraft belonging to the carrier Corsair International.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
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