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# landing - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency BA

British Airways flight to London diverts to Dublin Airport with medical emergency

The nature of the medical emergency is unknown.

# landing - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

16 people taken to hospital after flight makes emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport confirmed that United Airlines flight UA-880 from Houston to Heathrow diverted to Shannon Airport “with a medical situation”.

# landing - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

CityJet flight to Dublin forced to make emergency landing due to engine trouble

The flight from London to Dublin was forced to divert to London Stansted.

# landing - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Ryanair passenger awarded €19k for 'heavy landing' whiplash injuries

27-year-old Rose Collins said she was thrown forward, her head hitting the seat in front of her.

# landing - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Google's internet-balloon test flight goes awry as one crashes in tea field

The balloon is part of Google’s efforts to bring internet connectivity to remote regions.

# landing - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Air Canada turbulence leaves 21 in hospital after 'flight from hell'

A spokesperson for the airline described it as a “very unsettling experience” for the passengers.

# landing - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Terrifying video shows landing aborted at the last minute

The plane was seen attempting the landing in Cork Airport yesterday.

# landing - Friday 21 August, 2015

Aer Lingus plane makes touch-and-go landing due to dangerous wind conditions

The plane landed successfully on its second attempt.

# landing - Saturday 13 June, 2015

# landing - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Flight makes emergency landing at Belfast City Airport

Ten fire engines attended the scene.

# landing - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Occupants of plane that caught fire "got a taxi on to Limerick"

Four people escaped unharmed after their light aircraft came down near Portumna on Christmas Eve.

# landing - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Plane makes emergency landing in Belfast after engine catches fire

No passengers were injured.

# landing - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Amazing cockpit video from a plane landing in thick fog at Dublin Airport The Fog

Amazing cockpit video from a plane landing in thick fog at Dublin Airport

Remember the fog last week? This is pretty incredible.

# landing - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Reports of smoke in the cockpit forces flight to divert to Dublin Airport

The United Airlines flight landed safely at 6.15pm.

# landing - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Small plane crashes at Kansas airport during take off

One person is reported to be in a critical condition.

# landing - Sunday 1 June, 2014

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Dublin

The flight, which was headed to Washington from Manchester, landed safely with 155 passengers on board.

# landing - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Passenger dies on New York flight diverted to Shannon

The Alitalia flight was diverted yesterday afternoon due to passenger illness.

# landing - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Two killed after Seattle news helicopter crashes into cars

The incident happened as the helicopter was coming into land on a rooftop.

# landing - Monday 9 December, 2013

Watch: Failsafe tech keeps drone flying even when damaged

A new failsafe technology allows a drone to recover and stay in the air after a malfunction or motor failure.

# landing - Friday 18 October, 2013

Armed US plane landed at Shannon 'in error'

Shannonwatch said it is difficult to believe that a breach of this kind was an administrative error.

# landing - Friday 11 October, 2013

Aer Lingus regional flight bursts tyre after landing in Cardiff

There were no injuries and the plane stopped safely, but a runway at Cardiff Airport was closed for some time.

# landing - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

FAA panel advises lifting ban on use of gadgets during take-off and landing

The panel said a ban should remain on browsing the Internet and sending or receiving texts and emails while the plane is flying below 10,000 feet.

# landing - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“Mechanical issue” forces UA flight to make Dublin emergency landing

The United Airlines flight was on its way to Washington from London Heathrow.

# landing - Monday 15 July, 2013

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.

# landing - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

UPDATED: Aer Lingus flight makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

The flight turned back after people reported smelling smoke in the cabin.

# landing - Sunday 2 December, 2012

BA flight makes precautionary landing at Shannon Airport

The Boeing 777 jet made an unscheduled precautionary landing at Shannon after detecting smoke in the cabin.

# landing - Monday 6 August, 2012

# landing - Monday 23 July, 2012

# landing - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

NASA refines Mars landing – but brings it closer to dangerous landing zone

‘Curiosity’ is set to land on the red plant in early August.

# landing - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Woman, 80, lands plane after pilot husband suffers fatal heart attack

Helen Collins, 80, landed the plane on one engine in Wisconsin after her husband died from a sudden heart attack while flying.

# landing - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Watch: The airport only eight pilots in the world are allowed fly to Hold On Tight

Watch: The airport only eight pilots in the world are allowed fly to

The approach to Bhutan’s Paro Airport is so dangerous planes are not allowed to fly in after dark. Here’s how it’s done…

# landing - Saturday 25 September, 2010

Sicilian airport remains closed after jet lands off runway

Thirty passengers injured after plane lands on tarmac during heavy rain.