Friday 31 October 2014

Aircraft carrying Spanish PM forced to make emergency landing at Dublin airport

Published 07/03/2014 | 16:06

A Falcon 900 private jet

An aircraft carrying Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was forced to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport this afternoon.

The Falcon 900 plane – part of the Spanish delegation attending the EPP congress - departed from the runway at 330pm.

According to a spokesperson for the DAA, there was an issue with the aircraft shortly after takeoff.

According to reports a warning light came on forcing the plane to make a u-turn.

The Madrid-bound plane returned and made an emergency landing at the airport at approximately 345pm.

The plane was checked and given the all-clear to return to Spain.

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