Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin 'following reports of engine vibrations'
Published 05/10/2015 | 08:15
An Aer Lingus flight bound for Portugal was forced to return to Dublin Airport this morning after take-off.
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 Independent.ie 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.