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Bomb threat forces Turkish Airlines plane to land at Shannon

It had been due to land in Istanbul.

Image: Steve Parsons

A TURKISH AIRLINES jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport after a bomb threat.

Turkish Airlines flight TK34 was due to land in Istanbul from Houston, Texas later today, but diverted to the Clare airport after a reported bomb threat on board.

The threat was reported over the Atlantic and the plane made a diversion for Dublin initially.

However, it later dumped fuel off Kerry and made a landing at Shannon.

Gardaí confirmed they are in attendance at a security alert.

More as we get it.

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