Wednesday 21 March 2018

Ryanair flight from Budapest forced to divert to Stansted after passenger fell ill on board

Photo: Getty
Photo: Getty
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A Ryanair flight en route to Dublin from Budapest was diverted to a UK airport after a passenger became ill on board.

The flight, FR1024, landed safely at London Stansted Airport where it was met by paramedics on arrival.

Ryanair confirmed to that the flight was due to depart to Dublin shortly after the incident.

The flight was initially due to arrive in Dublin at 7.15pm this evening.

"This flight from Budapest to Dublin diverted to London Stansted after a customer became ill onboard," a spokesperson told

"The aircraft landed normally and was met by paramedics on arrival, who provided medical assistance and the aircraft will depart to Dublin shortly.

"Ryanair apologised to affected customers for the short delay to their flight," they added.

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