EMERGENCY Flybe #BE851 made emergency landing at Edinburgh airport due to front gear issue

Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 (reg.G-ECOA) faced problems with its front wheels as it travelled  from Birmingham to Edinburgh at around 7pm on Tuesday.

The airline said emergency services rushed to Edinburgh Airport as a precautionary measure to meet flight BE851.

A spokeswoman said: “Flybe can confirm that the above flight landed without incident at Edinburgh Airport following a technical fault with the aircraft.

“The pilot followed all required procedures and the aircraft landed safely and was towed to stand. All 60 passengers disembarked as normal.

 

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