An East Midlands Airport Spokesperson has described the incident as a "full emergency".
The aircraft had been diverted from Birmingham Airport and emergency services were notified at 5:20 this morning.
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Another cloudy and murky night with extensive low cloud giving hill fog and some patchy light rain or drizzle.
A good deal of cloud will persist throughout the evening and overnight.
As we head towards the meteorological start of winter will the milder temperatures we have enjoyed all year stay, or go?