The incident took place on December 12, on Monday, and was reported by the airport itself, on Facebook.

"Yesterday, this British Airways A320 Neo flight, scheduled from Funchal to London, was diverted to Brest Bretagne Airport for medical reasons", reads the publication.

According to the newspaper Le Télégramme, the emergency services were already on the runway when the flight arrived.

No further details about the medical emergency were released.