easyJet A320 inbound to Edinburgh declares emergency

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An easyJet flight from Palma De Mallorca has declared an emergency whilst inbound to its destination of Edinburgh.

easyJet flight U27259 Palma De Mallorca – Edinburgh

easyJet flight U27259, an Airbus A320-200 operating from Palma De Mallorca (PMI) to Edinburgh (EDI) has declared a general emergency in the last few moments, squawking code 7700 as it approaches its destination.

The flight made an on-time departure out of Palma De Mallorca (PMI) at 07:35 CEST this morning, and was over Scottish airspace approaching the destination when it declared the general emergency with the squawk code 7700. The nature of the emergency is not known.

The aircraft in question, an Airbus A320-200, registered OE-IJG, is now setting up for its final approach into Edinburgh.

Update 10:20 BST

According to the account Flight Emergency, the cause of flight U27259’s emergency this morning was a problem with the aircraft pressurisation system, which resulted in a loss of cabin pressure.

Recent easyJet emergency

On Tuesday 8 August, easyJet flight EZY14EY, an Airbus A319 operating a scheduled flight from Palma De Mallorca (PMI) to Liverpool (LPL) declared an emergency whilst making its approach to Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

The cause of the EZY14EY flight incident was a birdstrike, which occurred as the aircraft was on descent in the approach to Liverpool.

easyJet operates from Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI) to a number of destinations in the UK, including Bristol, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, and Manchester.

They carrier also operates from PMI to some European destinations, such as Barcelona, Berlin, and Paris. At this time of year, Palma de Mallorca in the western Mediterranean is a popular tourist destination.

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