Ryanair flight FR3722 from Frankfurt in Germany to Alicante in Spain has landed in Paris after declaring an emergency.
According to AirLive.net, the Boeing 737-8AS turned after being in the air for only a short while. The flight left from Frankfurt-Hahn international airport just under an hour ago and was scheduled to arrive in Alicante at 1.10pm Spanish time.
The pilot sent out a squawk 7700, which is one of many emergency codes used on planes. Ryanair confirmed to City A.M. that the diversion was due top a customer becoming ill on board:
"This flight from Frankfurt Hahn to Alicante diverted to Paris Beauvais after a customer became ill on board. The aircraft landed normally and the customer was met by medical personnel, where they disembarked for further treatment and the aircraft is due to depart to Alicante shortly."
Shares in Ryanair have remained stable following the announcement, currently up 0.93 per cent at €11.97.