LONDON – An Icelandair Boeing 757 freighter aircraft has declared an emergency over Norway, near Oslo.
The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200SF cargo freighter designated flight FI731, was operating a flight from Norrköping (NRK) Sweden, to Reykjavik, Iceland and is now squawking 7700 as it passes to the north of Oslo.
The aircraft now appears to be diverting directly to Oslo Gardermoen Airport.
The aircraft in question is an Icelandair Boeing 757-200SF freighter aircraft, registered TF-FIH; a 32 year old aircraft. The cause of the emergency is as yet unknown, and the aircraft made directly for Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL), where it has now landed.
Icelandair is the national flag carrier of Iceland and operates passenger and freight services from its main hub at Keflavik International Airport.
We will provide more information as it comes to hand.
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