Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Cork Airport

A plane, with 149 passengers on board, made an emergency landing at Cork Airport at 11.45pm on Tuesday night.

The Boeing 737-300 series flight was travelling from Belfast to Spain, however the pilot reported a suspected fuel leak and the flight was diverted to Cork.

The aircraft landed safely and none of the passengers or staff were injured.

Air Contractors Ltd said the plane is serviceable and is due to fly out at noon today (25 June).


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