Flight makes two emergency landings at Dublin Airport

Thursday 03 July 2014 17.02
American Airline flight AA55 made two unscheduled stops at Dublin Airport
American Airline flight AA55 made two unscheduled stops at Dublin Airport

A transatlantic flight that diverted to Dublin Airport this morning with a technical issue has declared a second emergency.

American Airline flight AA55 made an unscheduled stop at Dublin shortly before midday after the crew reported a pressurisation issue.

The aircraft landed safely but soon after resuming its journey at 4.15pm, the crew declared another emergency reporting the same problem as earlier.

The Boeing 767-300 jet, with 181 passengers on board, touched down at Dublin Airport again.

Emergency services were standing by for the plane.