Emergency services scrambled to Leeds Bradford airport
The pilot informed staff on the ground that he believed his landing may be under threat, West Yorkshire police confirmed.
The plane was returning from Lanarka in Cyprus this evening.
West Yorkshire police said the plane was expected to land at 8.55pm but was forced to circle the airport to slow down before landing.
Police cars, fire engines and ambulances were all dispatched to the scene.
Fire crews from Bradford, Idle, Shipley, Rawdon, Cookridge and Morton all attended the incident.
The plane was carrying 111 passengers
A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “A pilot was worried that he had a problem in relation to his hydraulics.
“Emergency services were on standby on the ground.
“The plane landed safely.”
Police added that all passengers onboard the Jet2 flight were safe
The incident sparked confusion on social media. One user tweeted: “Just passed Leeds Bradford airport with 6 fire engines and ambulances passing me with blue lights. Hopefully a false alarm!”
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Gina Kane tweeted: “What is happening at Leeds Bradford Airport!”
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Wendy Rodgers added: “Anyone know what's happening at Leeds Bradford Airport?”
Police confirmed all passengers onboard the Jet2 flight were safe.