Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik Declares Emergency

Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik Declares Emergency

In the last few moments, a Neos Boeing 737 MAX flight from Alicante to Keflavik has declared an emergency over the Manchester area.

Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik Declares Emergency
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NO2903 is being operated by EI-RZD, one of the carrier’s 737 MAX aircraft that is three years old at the time of writing.

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At this time, the cause of the emergency is unclear, and the aircraft is descending through FL240 at the time of writing.

Updates from the Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik…


This is a developing story. More to follow shortly.

Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik Declares Emergency - Diverts to Manchester.

UPDATE #1 @ 1518 UK time – At the time of writing, the Neos flight bound for Keflavik from Alicante is currently descending through FL170 to the west of Leeds Bradford.

Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik Declares Emergency - Diverts to Manchester.

UPDATE #2 @ 1519 UK time – The aircraft is now making a left hand turn, potentially south, with Manchester or Liverpool likely for a potential diversion.

UPDATE #3 @ 1522 UK time – The aircraft is passing through 7,000 feet, with Manchester Airport looking like the diversion for this.

Neos Flight from Alicante to Keflavik Declares Emergency - Diverts to Manchester.

UPDATE #4 @ 1523 UK time – NO2903 is on the base leg for the 23s at Manchester Airport. Nature of the emergency yet to be determined.

UPDATE #5 @ 1526 UK time – NO2903, originally bound for Keflavik from Alicante, is on final for the 23s at Manchester Airport.

UPDATE #6 @ 1530 UK time – Neos flight NO2903 has successfully landed at Manchester Airport following its 7700 squawk transmission a few moments ago.

UPDATE #7 @ 1539 UK time – @FlightEmergency confirming the cause of the emergency onboard Neos flight NO2903 was a medical emergency onboard.

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