NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Loganair plane from Aberdeen lands in Kirkwall after ice problems

The emergency services were called to Kirkwall Airport after an inbound plane reported engine problems because of ice.

The Saab 340 aircraft, operated by Loganair, was en-route from Aberdeen with 33 passengers and crew onboard.

During the flight a cockpit warning signal was activated and the crew requested a priority landing.

The aircraft landed safely at about 10:00. Loganair said engineers would check the plane.

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