British Airways jumbo jet declares emergency over UK airspace

A British Airways jumbo jet flying from Seattle to London Heathrow has declared an emergency this morning.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 12:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 12:05 pm

The Boeing 747 declared the emergency at around 11.45am while over Northern Ireland.

The cause of the emergency is not currently know.

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