A TAP Air Portugal flight from Lisbon to Berlin has declared an emergency over the Paris area, and is descending.
CS-TNQ is the Airbus A320 operating this morning’s flight. The aircraft departed the Portuguese capital at 0819 local time this morning.
The aircraft was originally delivered to TAP Air Portugal in February 2009, and at the time of writing, the aircraft is 14.6 years old, as per data from Planespotters.net.
At this stage, it is unclear what the reasoning of the emergency is.
Updates from the Emergency Onboard The TAP Flight Between Lisbon & Berlin…
This is a developing story. More to follow shortly.
UPDATE #1 @ 1024 UK time – TAP TP538 has made a tight turn over Paris, and is descending through FL100 at this time.
UPDATE #2 @ 1026 UK time – TAP TP538 between Lisbon and Berlin looks to be heading in the direction of Paris Orly. Diversion airport still to be confirmed.
UPDATE #3 @ 1027 UK time – TP538 is on final approach into Paris Orly, and has covered quite the descent and speed reduction in that time.
UPDATE #4 @ 1034 UK time – TP538, a flight between Lisbon and Berlin, has landed safely into Paris Orly, as per @RadarBoxCom. Awaiting the cause of the emergency. Stay tuned for more updates.
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