Tuesday 27 June 2017

Man in court after flight grounded

A 44 year old man is appearing at Ennis District Court today in relation to an incident that occured yesterday on a flight from Amsterdam.

The incident resulted in the plane being diverted to Shannon Airport where the man, a Dutch national, was arrested upon his arrival.

He is being charged under Section 43 of the Air Navigation and Transport Act.

The diverted flight was on it's way to Aruba and was carrying more than 230 passengers.

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