Air Live Net is tweeting that the Boeing 737 which declared an emergency shortly after taking off from East Midlands Airport is starting its descent.
Flight LS626 has been circling at 19,000 feet, with reports it has been burning off fuel.
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The House of Commons Petitions Committee has said they will keep an eye on the petition and are concerned about fraudulent signatures.
Oliver Healey, from Telford said he set up the page before the referendum and it has now been "hijacked" by Remain backers.
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