The aircraft described as being "in distress" this morning at East Midlands Airport had been diverted from Birmingham Airport, a spokesperson has said.
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service sent five fire engines and one Command Support Vehicle to the scene.
The fire service were called at 5:20 and the incident was over just after 6:00 when the Boeing 767 landed safely.
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Cold with clear spells in southeast at first, cloud across the rest of the region then spreading to all parts.
Milder but breezy with a good deal of cloud and one or two brighter intervals further east.