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Woman taken to hospital after medical emergency on flight from Alicante to Norwich

PUBLISHED: 16:17 13 April 2018 | UPDATED: 19:37 13 April 2018

A passneger was taken ill on a Flybe flight from Alicante to Norwich. Picture submitted.

A passneger was taken ill on a Flybe flight from Alicante to Norwich. Picture submitted.

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Emergency services were called to Norwich Airport this afternoon after woman was taken ill on a flight from Alicante.

The East of England Ambulance Service received a call at 12.18pm to reports that someone was experiencing breathing problems at the airport.

The medical incident happened on Flybe flight BE4326 from Alicante.

A spokesperson for Flybe said: “Flybe can confirm that the above flight landed as scheduled (12.50pm) at Norwich Airport with a passenger-related medical situation on board to which local responders were requested to attend.”

An ambulance was sent to the airport and the crew assessed and treated a woman, believed to be in her 70s.

The patient was taken to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.

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