Flight from UK to Spain diverts after ‘technical issue’

UK TO SPAIN FLIGHT DIVERTS: The aircraft took off from Liverpool and then circled above Chester before landing safely at Manchester. File image. Photo credit: Shutterstock

AN EASYJET aircraft flying from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Spain’s Canary Islands was forced to divert to Manchester after the crew decided to abort the flight due to a ‘technical issue’.

The EZY7157 flight crew declared an emergency shortly after take-off to Lanzarote and the aircraft went into a holding pattern above Chester before landing safely at nearby Manchester yesterday afternoon.

A spokesperson said: “easyJet can confirm that the captain of flight EZY7157 from Liverpool to Lanzarote took the decision to divert to Manchester due to a technical issue.


“We would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused.”



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