US-bound flight forced to make emergency landing at Dublin airport

A US-bound flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport yesterday.

There was commotion at the airport last night after the Delta flight, which was en route from London Heathrow to New York JFK, was diverted to Dublin.

The flight requested a diversion to Dublin and landed just before 7pm, where it encountered several airport fire crews on the ground.

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A source told Dublin Live that they witnessed the “emergency situation” at the track.

They said that part of the runway was “sealed off” and that there were many ambulances in the area.

The flight departed for JFK shortly after 11:30 p.m. yesterday after a 4 1/2-hour detour at Dublin Airport.

A daa spokeswoman told Dublin Live: “daa can confirm that on Monday night a Delta flight en route to New York’s JFK Airport from London Heathrow requested to be diverted to Dublin.

“After successfully landing in Dublin just before 7:00 p.m., the plane was escorted by airport fire crews. The flight departed Dublin Airport to continue its journey to JFK, just after 11:30 p.m. on Monday.”

Dublin Live has contacted Delta Airlines for comment.

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