A flight from Edinburgh has been diverted after a passenger fell ill on board.

Ryanair flight FR6695 to Luqa, Malta left Edinburgh at 7am this morning was diverted to Eindhoven in Holland, landing there around 8.20am.

The passenger then disembarked the flight and was treated by medics.

A spokesperson for Ryanair said: “The flight from Edinburgh to Malta has been diverted to Eindhoven after a customer became ill on board.

“The crew called ahead to request medical assistance, the aircraft landed normally and the customer disembarked and was met by medics for further treatment. “The aircraft will depart for Malta shortly. “Ryanair apologises to all customers for this short delay.”