A Jet2 flight operating between London and Izmir, Türkiye declared a general emergency before diverting to Frankfurt earlier this morning.
Jet2 flight LS1423 London-Izmir
Jet2 flight LS1423, an Airbus A321-200 operating between London Stansted airport (STN) and Adnan Menderes International Airport (ADB) in Izmir, Turkiye declared a general emergency, squawking 7700 whilst over German airspace.
From its cruising altitude of FL350 (35,000 feet), the aircraft declared the emergency abeam Stuttgart, before negotiating a descent and approach into nearby Frankfurt International Airport (FRA).
The flight subsequently made its landing at Frankfurt at 09:38 this morning, according to RadarBox tracking data. The cause of the emergency declaration and subsequent unscheduled diversion is not as yet known.
The aircraft in question is Airbus A321-200 registered CS-TRJ; a 24-year old aircraft belonging to the ACMI charter operator Hi Fly, which is being operated on behalf of the carrier Jet2.