Plane carrying 157 passengers from Liverpool makes emergency landing

The easyJet plane, similar to the one pictured, had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit

The easyJet plane, similar to the one pictured, had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit

First published in News

An easyJet plane carrying 157 passengers from Liverpool to Naples had to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

The Airbus A320 aircraft touched down safely at Gatwick airport around 7.20am today.

The plane, which had left Liverpool at 6.40am, was being checked with easyJet hoping to fly on the passengers to Naples as soon as possible.

An easyJet spokesman said today: "The plane landed safely at Gatwick and the passengers remained calm. At no point was the safety of passengers threatened.

"We now want to make sure we get the passengers to Naples as quickly as possible. Meanwhile, the plane is being inspected."

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3:21pm Thu 28 Aug 14

dawnrazr says...

I'm surprised easyjet didn't charge the passengers extra for the smoke!
I'm surprised easyjet didn't charge the passengers extra for the smoke! dawnrazr
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