A US flight travelling from Paris to Washington has been forced to make an emergency landing in London after declaring a mid-air emergency.
United Airlines Flight UA914 was diverted shortly after it flew over Cornwall and touched down in London’s Heathrow airport at 1.35pm this afternoon.
A Heathrow spokesperson confirmed to The Independent that the Boeing 767-300 had landed safely.
The flight left Paris’s Charles De Gaulle airport at 12.24pm but was diverted due to a "maintainence issue," the told The Independent.
The Boeing 767-300 was carrying 209 passengers and a crew of 10. The aircraft is currently being inspected by maintainence staff.
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