Air ambulance lands at Stansted Airport as firefighters and paramedics rush to ‘medical emergency’
An air ambulance landed at Stansted Airport as fire engines and ambulances rushed to a “medical emergency.”
The helicopter landed in the coach parking area of the airport this morning (Saturday, October 13) at around 9am.
Police closed off a number of roads surrounding the area while emergency services dealt with the incident.
Witnesses reported seeing a huge amount of emergency service vehicles including fire engines, police vehicles and ambulances.
However, police have advised commuters that they were attending a medical emergency and that “there is nothing to worry about.”
In a tweet, Essex Police STN said: “The road closures at Stansted airport and high amount of emergency service vehicles were due to a medical emergency being dealt with by helimed and ambulance.
“Nothing to worry about. Patient is in the best possible hands.”
The East of England Ambulance service and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance have both been approached for comment.