Aircraft makes emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport
Monday, July 30, 2007
Thirty-six passengers were onboard flight BE7220 when the captain made thecall to at approximately 07:40 BST. The captain was forced to shut down one of the plane's two turboprop engines before finally landing safely at Edinburgh Airport at 07:50 BST.
Upon landing the plane was met by fire engines and other emergency vehicles before taxiing to the terminal building.
Jim Mulhall, a passenger on board the plane said, "When the captain told us they were going to cut an engine everyone went quiet, probably because they were apprehensive."
Normal operations at the airport have since resumed, while the aircraft is expected to resume commercial flying this afternoon.
- "Aircraft makes emergency landing" — , July 30, 2007
- "Aircraft makes emergency landing at Edinburgh airport" — , July 30, 2007