Friday, May 10, 2013

Loganair plane makes emergency landing in Orkney

A PLANE with 17 passengers has made an emergency landing in Orkney after a cargo door burst open in mid-air.

The FlyBe aircraft, operated by Loganair, was flying from Aberdeen to Shetland when the full-scale alert was sparked.

Passengers reported the cabin had depressurised after the cargo door opened.

Fire engines at Kirkwall Airport were called to the scene. The aircraft landed safely and no one was injured.