Easyjet A20N near Faro on Apr 10th 2022, pilot incapacitated

Last Update: April 14, 2022 / 16:03:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-2213

Destination
Agadir, Morocco

Aircraft Registration
G-UZHA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200N, registration G-UZHA performing flight U2-2213 from London Luton,EN (UK) to Agadir (Morocco), was enroute at FL370 about 60nm north of Faro (Portugal) when one of the pilots declared emergency reporting his collegue had become ill and was incapacitated. The aircraft landed safely on Faro's runway 10 about 18 minutes after leaving FL370.

Authorities in Faro reported the aircraft diverted due to sudden illness of one of the pilots, after landing the pilot was taken care of and transported to a hospital.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Faro about 26 hours after landing.

The passengers were taken to hotels. The return flight U2-2214 was cancelled.

On Apr 14th 2022 it became known that the captain of the flight had dislocated his shoulder and became incapacitated due to pain.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-2213

Destination
Agadir, Morocco

Aircraft Registration
G-UZHA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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