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Friday 2 December 2016

Aer Lingus flight forced to return to Dublin 'after reports of engine vibrations'

IAG is on course to take over Aer Lingus
IAG is on course to take over Aer Lingus

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 said 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." 

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