Air France flight Tunis-Paris declares emergency


An Air France flight from Tunis to Paris has declared an emergency whilst en route, and appears to be making a precautionary diversion to Marseilles.

Air France flight AF1085, an Airbus A321 from Tunis (TUN) to Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG), declared an emergency with squawk code 7700 whilst in transit over southern France.

The flight is now on descent and tracking for Marseilles.

Flight AF1085 declared the general emergency whilst in the cruise, and has now established on a direct track, on descent for Marseilles Provence Airport (MRS).

The nature of the emergency prompting the expedited diversion is not yet known.

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