Jet2 plane flying to Greece is forced to turn over after pilot reported ‘fault indication’

Jet2 plane flying from Manchester to Greece forced to turn over France after pilot reported ‘fault indication’

  • Jet2 plane flying from Manchester to Greece this morning had to make a U-turn
  • Passenger carrier turned France over due to ‘minor failure report’
  • The flight was scheduled to land in Kalamata at 11:55 a.m. local time, Flight Radar shows

A Jet2 plane flying from Manchester to amber Greece this morning was forced to turn over France after the pilot reported a ‘minor malfunction indication’.

The passenger carrier departed around 5:20 a.m. and was set to land in Kalamata at 11:55 a.m. local time before being ‘diverted’.

Tracking app Flight Radar showed that flight LS1765 was turning over northern France and returning to Manchester at 6:10 am.

Jet2 said the plane landed safely and customers were transferred to an alternative plane that would take them to Greece.

The passenger carrier departed around 5:20 a.m. and was set to land in Kalamata at 11:55 a.m. local time before being ‘diverted’. Flight Radar tracking app showed that flight LS1765 was turning over northern France at 6:10 a.m. and returning to Manchester Manchester

A Jet2 plane flying from Manchester to amber-listed Greece this morning was forced to turn over France after the pilot reported a 'minor malfunction indication' (stock)

A Jet2 plane flying from Manchester to amber-listed Greece this morning was forced to turn over France after the pilot reported a ‘minor malfunction indication’ (stock)

MailOnline has asked Jet2 what the reported malfunction was.

A spokesperson told MailOnline: ‘Flight LS1765 from Manchester to Kalamata followed standard procedure and returned to Manchester Airport after the pilot reported a minor malfunction indication.

“The plane landed safely and the customers transferred to an alternative plane. They are now on their way to Kalamata to enjoy their vacation.

An airport spokesman told Manchester Evening News there was “no cause for concern”. Manchester declined to comment when MailOnline asked for comment.

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