easyJet Flight Fails to Land in Glasgow, Declares Emergency

An easyJet Airbus A320 in flight.
Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

In the last few moments, an easyJet flight from Amsterdam to Glasgow has declared an emergency following failed landing attempts.

easyJet Flight Fails to Land in Glasgow, Declares Emergency…


easyJet Flight Fails to Land in Glasgow, Declares Emergency
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easyJet flight U23174 is a routine scheduled flight between Amsterdam Schiphol & Glasgow, with the affected rotation being operated by G-UZLB.

As per data from Planespotters.net, G-UZLB is a 4.4 year old Airbus A320neo that was delivered to the carrier back in September 2019.

Of the A320neo variant, the UK subsidiary to the airline has 38 of them in the fleet, of which 37 are in active service and one is currently parked.

easyJet flight U23174 departed Amsterdam Schiphol at 1845 local time earlier tonight and proceeded in a north-westerly direction to Glasgow.

The aircraft entered a series of holds to begin with due to the continued negative weather in the UK following Storm Isha and proceeded to make an approach.

This landing subsequently failed, with the easyJet Airbus A320neo then diverting southwards. Whilst this was happening, the flight declared an emergency via the 7700 squawk code.

It remains clear that this emergency is due to a low fuel situation which has been caused by multiple holds in the adverse weather.

Multiple flights around the UK & Ireland have been struggling to land at their respective destinations due to the high winds and unfavourable weather.

This has resulted in subsequent diversions to other airfields, which has caused significant disruption to passengers.

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