Flight from Belfast to London diverted

Flight from Belfast to London diverted

A British Airways flight from Belfast City airport to London Heathrow was forced to divert shortly after take-off after the pilot declared an emergency.

The plane, with 108 passengers on board, landed safely at Belfast International airport.

BA says the diversion was a "precautionary measure" following a "technical issue".

Passengers will be offered hotel accommodation, they will be rebooked onto flights tomorrow.


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