British Airways flight declares mid-air emergency as it heads to Heathrow

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A British Airways flight has declared an emergency in the middle of its flight.

The London-bound plane was soaring over Preston when it made the concerning announcement.

Flight BA1441 left Edinburgh, Scotland on Friday morning for a direct trip to London Heathrow Airport.

Twitter user @Gerardo4372 shared a screenshot of FlightRadar over London saying flight BA1441 "is in distress (squawking 7700)".

The Daily Star has approached British Airways for more information.

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