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Plane in emergency alert from East Midlands Airport

A Boeing 737 plane headed from East Midlands Airport to Heraklion has now landed safely in Manchester after declaring an emergency shortly after take-off.

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Fire service confirm crews are at East Midlands Airport

The Jet2 plane from East Midlands Airport to Heraklion in Crete declared an emergency shortly before 6:00pm Credit: PA

Leicestershire FIre & Rescue Service have confirmed they are in attendance at East Midlands Airport, but are unable to comment any further on the Jet2 flight from East Midlands to Heraklion in Crete.

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