SAS A320neo Stockholm-Manchester Declares Emergency

An SAS Airbus A320-200 operating a scheduled flight from Stockholm to Manchester has declared an emergency whilst en route.

SAS flight SK2547, an A320neo from Stockholm, declared the emergency with squawk code 7700 whilst approaching the United Kingdom east coast.

SAS SK2547 Stockholm-Manchester

Flight track of SAS SK2547 from Stockholm to Manchester

Having declared the emergency from the cruise at flight level FL380 (38,000 feet), the flight is continuing its inbound track for Manchester (MAN) at present.

The flight made an on-time departure out of Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) at 0801 local time. It then progressed normally prior to the emergency declaration.

Flight track of SAS SK2547 from Stockholm to Manchester

Update 07:40 UTC

Crossing the United Kingdom east coast, flight SK2547 has now left FL380, on descent for its destination Manchester Airport (MAN). The flight is maintaining emergency priority squawk 7700.

Flight track of SAS SK2547 from Stockholm to Manchester

Weather for the flight’s arrival into MAN this morning is marginal VFR (MVFR), with a 1,200 foot cloud ceiling. Visibility is 10 kilometres or more, and RWY05 is currently active.

Update 07:50 UTC

SAS flight SK2547 is now on descent below 10,000 feet. RWY05 is currently active at Manchester (MAN) for the flight’s arrival.

The nature of the emergency is not yet known.

Flight track of SAS SK2547 from Stockholm to Manchester

The SAS flight is now under vectoring for an approach to RWY05 MAN, and establishing on finals.

Flight track of SAS SK2547 from Stockholm to Manchester

Update 08:05 UTC

SAS flight SK2547 has landed and is now clear of RWY05R, having declared an emergency whilst inbound earlier this morning.

The aircraft conducting today’s service from Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) was an Airbus A320-200N, registered SE-ROT. This is a 4.6-year old narrowbody aircraft belonging to the national carrier Scandinavian Airlines (SAS).

It has been in active service with the airline since its initial delivery in September 2019. Scandinavian Airlines, more commonly known as SAS, is the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) was founded in 1946 and operates from its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. SAS is a member of the Star Alliance. The airline’s main hubs are Copenhagen Airport, Stockholm Arlanda Airport, and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen.

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