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British Airways flight makes emergency return to Gatwick Airport after passenger taken Ill

On Friday (13th January 2023), British Airways flight BA2263 from Gatwick Airport in West Sussex England to Kingston in Jamaica was cruising at around 34,000ft over the Atlantic, when a female passenger became ill.

The flight was reported to initially be diverting to Dublin and was then placed in a hold to dump fuel at 9,000ft.

Credit – Flightradar24

The crew then declared that they would prefer to return to London Gatwick.

It is understood a Doctor and paramedic were on the flight providing medical assistance to the ill passenger.

The plane landed safely on the runway at Gatwick around 2 hours 40 after declaring an emergency.

Paramedics from SECAmb met the aircraft on arrival.

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