Ambulance called to Norwich Airport after passenger taken ill on flight

Norwich Airport. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Airport. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

An ambulance was called to Norwich Airport today after a passenger was taken ill on a flight.

The incident occured this afternoon on an inbound flight from Alicante in Spain.

A Norwich Airport spokesman said: 'Norwich Airport can confirm that a passenger on an inbound flight from Alicante to Norwich experienced a medical issue.

'The captain requested an ambulance to meet the flight on arrival. This request was relayed via a 999 call.'

The airport spokesman said the passenger was treated by ambulance staff at the scene and then taken to hospital.

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