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Bomb alert at Dublin Airport after note found on Aer Lingus plane

There were no delays.

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GARDAÍ HAVE RESPONDED to a security alert at Dublin Airport after a note was found on Aer Lingus plane suggesting there was a bomb on board.

Gardaí confirmed that they were in attendance at a security alert, which sources say was a note in a toilet which indicated a bomb on board a plane.

A Dublin Airport spokesperson confirmed the alert, but said that there was no operational changes or delays at the airport.

A spokesperson said that the flight from Brussels safely landed and passengers disembarked without incident.

“Aer Lingus is cooperating with police following a security incident on board one of our aircraft today. Flight EI631 landed safely in Dublin and all guests have now disembarked. We do not anticipate any operational disruption as a result of the incident.”

The plane was searched, but no bomb was found.

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