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'Emergency landing' at Farnborough Airport

Farnborough Airport

Published by the Eagle Radio News Team at 8:30am 11th April 2018. (Updated at 10:45am 11th April 2018)

A plane had to make an emergency landing at Farnborough Airport this morning (April 11) after reports of smoke filling the cockpit. 

Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 8am. 

A South East Coast Ambulance spokesperson said they were told smoke had filled the cockpit, and that two people were on board.

The ambulance service was stood down as they were told no-one needed treatment.

TAG Farnborough Airport has confirmed that the aircraft landed safely at 8.08am. 

Six fire engines from both Surrey Fire and Rescue and Hampshire Fire and Rescue were called in. 

Rushmoor Fire Station also confirmed on Twitter that they had to sent pumps to the scene: 


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