Easyjet A320 near Edinburgh on Jun 12th 2022, captain incapacitated

Last Update: June 12, 2022 / 16:05:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-6938

Aircraft Registration
G-EZTK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZTK performing flight U2-6938 from Heraklion (Greece) to Edinburgh,SC (UK), was nearing Edinburgh when the captain left the cockpit for the toilet but did not return. On descent through about FL160 into Edinburgh the first officer declared emergency and continued for a safe landing on Edinburgh's runway 24.

The airline reported the first officer requested an immediate landing due to the captain's ill health during the approach to Edinburgh. Paramedics met the captain after landing.

Passengers reported the captain went to the toilet but did not return.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-6938

Aircraft Registration
G-EZTK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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