Loganair flight Norwich-Aberdeen declares emergency

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A Loganair regional flight operating between Norwich and Aberdeen has declared an emergency, squawking code 7700 whilst enroute.

Loganair flight LM11, an Embraer ERJ 145 operating the regional service from Norwich Airport (NWI) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) declared the general emergency as it approached the Scottish destination.

Loganair LM11 Norwich – Aberdeen

Flight track of Loganair LM11 from Norwich to Aberdeen.

Emergency declaration on descent

Data shows the flight issued the emergency call whilst in the descent phase, passing through FL260 (26,000 feet) as it passed Scottish airspace on the northerly route.

The flight made an on-time departure out of Norwich this morning at 08:40 local time; setting course normally on the northerly short-haul route.

The flight subsequently climbed to cruising level FL360 (36,000 feet) and was established in the early stages of the descent when the emergency was declared at 09:19 UTC.

Flight track of Loganair LM11 from Norwich to Aberdeen.

Update 09:35 UTC

Loganair flight LM11 now on decent through 1,000 feet on final approach into Aberdeen. The nature of the emergency is not yet known.

The aircraft operating today’s regional service is an Embraer ERJ 145EP registered G-SAJJ, a 24-year old aircraft belonging the the UK carrier Loganair.

As the largest regional airline in the UK, Loganair boasts the most extensive network of regional flights in the UK, connecting airports across Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, and the Isle of Man.

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