Ryanair flight diverted to East Midlands Airport after losing wheel

Ryanair flight forced to make emergency landing after losing a wheel

Ryanair flight forced to make emergency landing after losing a wheel

The flight was forced to make and emergency landing at East Midlands Airport at 10:15am, the air accidents investigation branch is investigating.

The flight landed safely and the M1 motorway was closed near the airport for safety reasons, passengers were loaded on to another plane.

A Ryanair passenger jet was forced into an emergency landing this morning after one of its nose wheels fell off while leaving Stansted Airport.

A flight from Stansted airport to Copenhagen had to be diverted after the plane lost one of its wheels after take-off.

Several other flights were delayed at the Leicestershire airport as a result of the incident.

The airport said one incoming flight was forced to divert to Birmingham Airport to refuel before it arrived at East Midlands.

"The aircraft landed safely at East Midlands Airport, customers disembarked and will board a replacement aircraft shortly".

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