A DELTA AIRCRAFT flying from Milan to Atlanta had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport today.
A spokesperson for the airport said that the Boeing 767 landed safely at 4.07pm.
He said the Delta aircraft was flying from Milan in Italy to Atlanta, Georgia, in the USA and was diverted to Shannon with 220 people on board.
The aircraft is currently being examined to see whether it is repairable, or whether a replacement aircraft is needed.
The passengers are due to stay in a local hotel until their flight is able to take place.