A BELUGA aircraft on its way to Chester had to return to France after an issue was identified during flight.

Airbus confirmed that a technical issue resulted in the Beluga F-GSTD flight BGA 114 to Chester making a return flight to Toulouse on Monday morning.

The firm stated that the decision was made by the flight crew to return to Toulouse Main Base Maintenance to ensure quicker servicing of the aircraft.

It was confirmed that the aircraft landed safely at Toulouse at 9.26am.

Chester and District Standard:

Beluga F-GSTD flight BGA 114 seen heading back to Toulouse on flight tracking website Flightradar24