Dreamliner Makes Emergency Landing

26 September 2014, 15:45

A plane travelling from America to Poland has made an emergency landing at a Scottish airport.

The Boeing Dreamliner, flying from Chicago to Warsaw, landed safely at Glasgow Airport at around 11.35am.

The plane, operated by Polish airline LOT, was met by emergency services as a precaution after an alert from the aircraft's fire protection system.

It was deemed safe and all 248 passengers on board disembarked as normal.

There was no disruption to other flights and the airport remains open.

A spokesman for Glasgow Airport said:

"At approximately 11.35am, Flight LO004 operated by Polish airline LOT travelling from Chicago to Warsaw and carrying 248 passengers diverted to Glasgow Airport.

"The aircraft landed safely and was met on arrival by emergency services as a precautionary measure.

"The aircraft was assessed and deemed safe. The passengers have since disembarked and a further assessment of the aircraft is being carried out. Glasgow Airport has remained open and operational throughout."