Ireland’s Shannon Airport suspends flights and evacuates plane amid Boeing 736 incident

Ireland’s Shannon Airport suspends flights and evacuates plane amid Boeing 736 incident

Shannon Airport has suspended all flights from the Republic of Ireland transport hub after passengers were forced to evacuate a Boeing 763 aircraft

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Shannon Airport has suspended all flights from the Republic of Ireland transport hub after passengers were forced to evacuate a Boeing 763 aircraft. The airport confirmed an “incident” occurred at the terminal this morning, and emergency services had been called. All flights are currently suspended and the airport has taken to Twitter to update travellers scheduled to fly to and from the terminal this morning. The aircraft in question is currently being removed from the scene.

Shannon Airport’s official Twitter page states: “We can confirm that an incident has occurred at Shannon Airport involving a Boeing 763 aircraft.

“Emergency services are in attendance. All passengers and crew have disembarked.

“Airport operations temporarily suspended.

“More information to follow.”

It then added: “We are currently working to remove the aircraft from the scene of the incident so we can resume safe operations on the runway.”

Warning of delays, it added: “This may take some time.

“We are advising passengers to continue with check-in.”

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