AN AER LINGUS flight to Boston had to turn around and return to Dublin airport shortly after takeoff due to technical problems today.
A spokesperson from Aer Lingus said that flight EI 137 departed Dublin for Boston at 2.10pm today.
The aircraft returned to Dublin and landed at 3.45pm as a technical problem was detected shortly after take-off.
The aircraft was inspected by engineering staff and returned to service, and the flight departed at 5.05pm.
There were 258 passengers on board the flight, as well as 10 crew members.