Ryanair flight to Edinburgh forced into emergency U-turn
A passenger suffered a suspected heart attack on the FR6622 service from Tenerife.
A Ryanair flight bound for Edinburgh was forced to return to Tenerife in an emergency U-turn.
A passenger suffered a suspected heart attack on the FR6622 service from the island on Wednesday.
The plane, which was due to arrive in Scotland shortly before 11.40pm, landed safely at Tenerife North Airport after turning back.
It was rescheduled to arrive at Edinburgh Airport in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The condition of the passenger is not yet known.
A Ryanair spokesman said: "This flight from Tenerife South to Edinburgh diverted to Tenerife North shortly after take-off after a customer became ill onboard.
"The aircraft landed normally and the customer disembarked and was met by medics, before the flight continued to Edinburgh.
"Ryanair apologised to affected customers for this short delay to their journey."