By Staff writer
EK111 flight to Budapest turned back about 90 minutes
An Emirates flight from Dubai to Budapest was forced to turn back this morning following an on-board medical situation.
The 8.20am flight left Dubai this morning, but about 90 minutes into the flight the pilot was forced to return the aircraft owning to a medical emergency, according to a statement from Emirates.
“Emirates flight EK111 from Dubai to Budapest on 19 March returned to Dubai due to a medical situation,” said a spokesperson.
“The aircraft is scheduled to leave for Budapest at 13:00 and is expected to land in Budapest at 15:35 local time. Emirates apologises for any inconvenience. The safety of our passengers and crew is of paramount importance,” the spokesperson added.
Below is an image of the flight on Flightradar 24, showing the aircraft making a u-turn and returning to Dubai