Woman dies on flight from Spain to Scotland

A woman has died aboard a flight from Majorca to Glasgow.

The woman took ill on the flight bound for Glasgow, but sadly passed away Picture: Wiki Commons
The woman took ill on the flight bound for Glasgow, but sadly passed away Picture: Wiki Commons

Returning from holiday, the woman took ill on the Tuesday night flight, which had to be diverted to Manchester.

Thomson Airways flight TOM1239 was due to arrive in Glasgow at 10.40pm but didn’t land until 3.50am.

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A spokesman for Thomson Airways: “Thomson Airways can confirm that a customer travelling from Palma to Glasgow has sadly died.

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“We would like to offer our deepest condolences to their family and friends at this very difficult time. We are currently supporting the family and will continue to assist in any way we can.

“The flight, TOM1239 from Palma to Glasgow, diverted to Manchester Airport due to the medical emergency. The flight landed at Glasgow airport at around 3.50am.

“We’d like to thank our customers for their patience and understanding during this sad time.”