An American Airlines scheduled flight from New York to London has declared a general emergency and is presently on diversion to Manchester. The aircraft was nearing its destination of London Heathrow, before initiating the diversion to Manchester due to delays at London Heathrow caused by wind. The plane was reportedly running low on fuel.
American Airlines Flight AA104 operated by a Boeing 777-300ER, registered N721AN was on a scheduled flight from New York JFK International Airport (JFK) to London Heathrow (LHR).
The aircraft was nearing its destination of London Heathrow, before initiating the diversion to Manchester.
According to latest flight tracking data, Flight AA104 is currently through 1,000 feet on approach to Manchester Airport.
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