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Jet Diverted To Blue Grass Airport For Medical Emergency

Posted at 11:51 AM, Apr 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-14 11:51:08-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A flight from Detroit to Orlando, Florida, was diverted Saturday morning to Blue Grass Airport because of a medical emergency.

Airport spokeswoman Tiffany Hart says the flight safely landed at the regional Lexington airport.

Hart said the passenger was taken from the flight and transported to an area hospital. She said she could not provide details about the nature of the medical issue or the passenger’s condition.

Hart said the jet returned to the skies with its remaining passengers, continuing to its Florida destination.