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Dublin: 8 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Delta plane makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

All 392 passengers and crew safely disembarked the aircraft.

shutterstock_276961592 File Photo: Delta Boeing 747 Source: Shutterstock/verzellenberg

A DELTA PLANE has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon.

The Boeing 747 aircraft was flying from Amsterdam to Atlanta when it declared an emergency at 2.15pm.

The plane landed safely at 2.48pm and all 392 passengers and crew disembarked the aircraft.

The plane has been assessed, with the emergency stood down at 4.02pm.

While there was some speculation of a fire on board, this was not the case.

An investigation is underway to determine what may have caused the alert.

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