As reported by Canaria 7 , a flight that covered the route from Gatwick to Lanzarote, of the company Thomas Cook with 284 people on board, had to land emergency by indication of failure in the engine.
The tower gave maximum priority, freeing the track and leaving several flights on hold, as two flights from Binter to Tenerife and Gran Canaria . Finally, the aircraft has been able to land without problems. Given the emergency warning, three fire trucks were waiting for him on the runway.
Problems with the wind in Gran Canaria
In addition, a Ryanair flight has had to thwart an attempt to land at the Gran Canaria airport due to the presence of a changing wind at different heights, which has made it difficult for several planes to land during the afternoon.