EasyJet flight from Barcelona declares 'emergency' due to 'medical' situation

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An easyJet flight from Barcelona has declared an emergency following a ‘medical’ situation.

Flight tracker Radarbox said the U27193 flight has declared ‘squawking’ 7700, meaning emergency on Monday morning (July 8).

It departed Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport at 7.54am and arrived at Belfast International Airport at 9.17am.

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An EasyJet spokesperson said: “We can confirm that flight EJU7193 from Barcelona to Belfast this morning requested an expedited arrival into Belfast due to a passenger requiring urgent medical assistance and the flight was met by paramedics upon arrival. The safety and wellbeing of our customers and crew is always easyJet’s highest priority.”

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