London To Chicago Passenger Jet Declares Mid-Air Emergency In Skies Over Scotland

A United Airlines plane bound for Chicago has just declared an emergency.1planeFlight UA929 flying from London to Chicago is being forced to make an emergency landing in Edinburgh shortly after taking off from London Heathrow airport.

The Boeing 767 is currently dumping fuel as it prepares to land at Edinburgh Airport. The aircraft took off from London at 07:00 GMT and was about an hour into its flight when it was determined that it must make an emergency landing.

Some sources have indicated it is a medical emergency, while others have tweeted that the pilot believes there is a “potential fuel issue that needs maintenance.”

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