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'Medical emergency' aircraft diverted to Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport
The aircraft diverted to Edinburgh after a passenger became ill

A Norwegian plane has been diverted to Edinburgh after a passenger became ill.

Edinburgh Airport said the Bergen to Las Palmas flight was re-routed because of a medical emergency.

The crew of the aircraft requested the diversion shortly before 11:45.

A spokesman said a man was being treated for a suspected stroke.

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