Hoylake lifeboat crew called after plane suffers technical issue

Hoylake's Shannon Class lifeboat
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Hoylake’s lifeboat was put on standby today after a plane which had just taken off from Liverpool John Lennon Airport suffered a technical issue.

The crew were called just after 10am after an easyJet flight from Liverpool to Faro, in Portugal, suffered a problem with its landing gear shortly after take off.

Both Hoylake and New Brighton lifeboats were put on standby along with Merseyside Fire Service’s marine unit as a precautionary measure.

Hoylake RNLI tweets about plane incident
Hoylake RNLI tweets about plane incident

The plane was diverted to Manchester Airport where it landed safely.


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