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Cardiff-bound Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Paris

04/01/2014 20:57 GMT | Updated 23/01/2014 15:52 GMT
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MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 20: A FlyBe airplane is shown after landing at Malpensa airport on June 20, 2013 in Milan, Italy. Malpensa is one of the main international European airports, with almost 20 milion passengers per year passing through. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)

A plane en route to Wales has been forced to make an emergency landing in Paris.

The Flybe service, which was flying from Geneva to Cardiff, landed unexpectedly in France shortly before 4pm today.

According to passengers on the plane there were 67 people on board the low-cost airline's flight when it landed at Paris Orly International Airport.

Luke Broadley, who was returning to the UK from a skiing holiday, tweeted pictures of the plane, but then said all was now in order.

"All good. Hydraulic issue was the cause all offloaded at Paris Orly! All offloaded and heading to terminal. flybe crew have been fantastic throughout," he said.