Tyne and Wear firefighters help ill passenger on diverted Newcastle flight

Three crew members from Tyne and Wear Fire & Rescue Service came to the aid of an ill passenger onboard a plan bound for Newcastle.

By Debra Fox
Thursday, 06 June, 2019, 22:57
The flight from Alicante landed at Newcastle Airport shortly before 1pm on Thursday, June 6.

The Tweets said: “This morning while off duty Firefighter Wayne Gilmore, Crew Manager Paul Towers and Crew Manager Jade Makarski provided first aid to a female passenger on board a Rynair flight from Alicante to Newcastle.

“Our thoughts are with the female passenger and we hope she is feeling better soon.”

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The service added that the trio will return to duty tomorrow.

The flight belatedly landed in Newcastle at around 12.55pm.