The giant Airbus plane was flying from Toulouse to North Wales this morning as part of its regular schedule.

By Owen Hughes

An Airbus Beluga was forced to abandon a flight to Broughton after a mid-flight emergency.

The giant cargo plane was flying from Toulouse to North Wales this morning as part of its regular schedule according to The Daily Post

But as the plane passed over north west France the crew declared an emergency.

They then turned the plane around and headed back to Toulouse where the plane landed safely.

An Airbus spokesman said: “Beluga F-GSTD flight BGA 114 from Toulouse to Chester UK made a return flight to Toulouse due to a technical issue identified during flight.

“The decision was made by the flight crew to return to Toulouse Main Base Maintenance to ensure quicker servicing of the aircraft.

“The aircraft landed safely at Toulouse at 9.26am.”

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