Jet2 A321 declares emergency and diverts to Frankfurt

Image Credit: RadarBox

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.

The flight had departed normally from London Stansted this morning at 06:12 BST and was established on track for the destination of Izmir on the Aegean coast.

Flight track of Jet2 flight from London to Izmir, showing diversion to Frankfurt.
Image: RadarBox.com

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.

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