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Friday 9 December 2016

Plane lands safely in Cork after fire breaks out during flight

Runway at Cork Airport
Runway at Cork Airport

A small passenger plane has landed safely in Cork Airport after catching fire during flight.

The two-seater aircraft made an emergency landing at the airport just south of Cork City just after 12:45pm.

Fire crews and medical staff met the plane when it came in, however there are no reports of injuries.

A spokesperson for Cork Airport confirmed the landing, adding that emergency services had been on stand-by as the plane came in.

“They have now been stood down,” they added.

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