Loganair flight to Birmingham declares emergency mid-air

Loganair flight from Inverness to Birmingham declares an emergency mid-air and is forced to divert to Edinburgh

  • Flight LM582 transmitted code 7700 to air traffic control while over Scotland
  • This informs them of general emergency onboard, such as an issue with aircraft
  • Flight turned around near Peebles and diverted to Edinburgh Airport today
  • No further information has been released on what prompted the code

A LoganAir flight from Inverness to Birmingham has declared an emergency mid-air forcing it to divert to Edinburgh.

Flight LM582 – which took off just after 2pm today – transmitted code 7700 to air traffic control.

This informs them of a general emergency onboard, such as an issue with the aircraft or a medical emergency.


A LoganAir flight from Inverness to Birmingham has declared an emergency mid-air and is being forced to divert to Edinburgh. Flight LM582 – which took off just after 2pm today – transmitted code 7700 to air traffic control

The flight turned around near the Scottish borders town of Peebles and diverted to Edinburgh Airport.

No further information has been released on what prompted the pilot to transmit the emergency code. 

Glasgow-based airline LoganAir has been approached for comment.

The flight turned around near the Scottish borders town of Peebles and diverted to Edinburgh Airport

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