Polish airliner from Warsaw to Brussels, Belgium, makes emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany, due to a drop in cabin pressure
A passenger plane belonging to Polish airline LOT, bound for Brussels, Belgium, from Warsaw, Poland, has made an emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany. LOT spokesman Krzysztof Mocilski said in a statement that due to a technical fault on board, the pilot landed the plane at Dusseldorf Airport, adding that the cause of the malfunction was not yet known. Mocilski said they are trying to arrange a new flight crew to take passengers to Brussels.
European Parliament MEMBER Robert Biedron, who was among the passengers on board, shared the moments of panic on the plane on his social media account. Footage showed oxygen masks being unmasked on the plane, which had cabin pressure falling, while the pilot was heard repeatedly warning passengers to wear oxygen masks. In the moments of panic, a stewardess was also seen alerting a passenger who took off her mask.