British man dies after falling ill on Jet2 flight to Ibiza

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image caption, The Ibiza-bound flight was diverted to Toulouse

A British man has died after needing medical attention on a flight to Spain.

The Ibiza-bound Jet2 flight from Manchester diverted to Toulouse in France on Saturday evening due to the emergency.

A spokesperson for the airline said the man, who has not been named, was taken to hospital where he later died.

A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We are in contact with the French authorities following the death of a British man in Toulouse.

"We are supporting his family at this difficult time."

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