Wednesday 18 September 2019

Aer Lingus flight from Dublin diverted due to 'medical emergency'

Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus

Cathal McMahon

An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to the US was diverted this afternoon after a passenger suffered a suspected seizure on board.

A spokeswoman for the airline confirmed that flight EI101 travelling from Dublin to Newark had to be diverted to Keflavik International Airport in Reykjavik "due to a medical emergency".

The flight departed from Dublin airport this afternoon at 1pm and was due to land at 3.45pm (local time).

Now, following the diversion into Reykajavik, the flight will continue onwards to Newark where it is due to land at 6:45pm local time.

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