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Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin 'following reports of engine vibrations'

Published 05/10/2015 | 08:15

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An Aer Lingus flight bound for Portugal was forced to return to Dublin Airport this morning after take-off.

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Aer Lingus flight E1490 took off for Faro at 6.20am but the decision was made to return shortly into the flight.

A spokesperson for the Dublin Airport Authority told the decision was made following reports of a vibration in one of the plane's engines.

"The flight returned to Dublin Airport at 7.07am and was met by emergency services on the ground as a precaution," he said.

"All passengers disembarked safely."

Aer Lingus do not anticipate any delays to the schedule as a result of the flight's return.

All passengers will be flown to Portugal later this morning.

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