A GLASGOW Airport flight bound for Belfast was forced to make an emergency return after a 'technical fault'. 

The EasyJet flight departed around 2.15pm yesterday and returned less than 45 minutes later.

A spokesman for Glasgow Airport confirmed that emergency services were waiting for the aircraft on arrival.

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He added: "The flight landed safely and was met by emergency services as per standard procedure."

A spokesman for EasyJet said: "EasyJet can confirm that the Captain of flight EZY464 from Glasgow to Belfast took the decision to return to Glasgow as a precaution due to a technical fault with the aircraft.

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“EasyJet would like to thank passengers for their patience and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

“Passengers will be offered a transfer to a later flight or a refund.

“The safety of its passengers and crew is EasyJet's highest priority.”

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