Ryanair flight experienced “technical issues” during landing; Emergency declared at Dublin Airport
By The Headlines, April 9, 2023 | 08:40 PM
On Sunday, Dublin Airport was in a full emergency situation when a Ryanair flight from Liverpool landed, requiring the use of the fire brigade.
Flight FR5542 departed from Liverpool's John Lennon International Airport on Sunday afternoon.
The flight to Dublin arrived at 5:45 pm but there was an issue with the landing upon arrival.
A spokesperson for the Dublin Airport Authority provide a statement: "A full emergency was declared at our airport this afternoon following the arrival of Ryanair flight FR5542 from Liverpool."
"The Dublin Airport Fire Service responded, and the passengers disembarked the aircraft normally once the all clear was given by the Airport Fire Officer. Air Traffic flows into Dublin Airport were suspended during the incident."
The South Runway remains closed and the North Runway is in use this evening due to the emergency. There are no reports of any injuries although one person was treated for shock. National Ambulance Service personnel met passengers on arrival.
This flight from Liverpool to Dublin had a minor issue with its nose landing gear upon landing, which passengers and crew disembarked normally for. The aircraft will shortly be towed back to the hangar for further inspection by Ryanair's engineers
Four flights were diverted away from Dublin Airport to Shannon Airport following the incident. These were an Aer Lingus flight from Paris, an Aer Lingus flight from Santiago, a Ryanair flight from Lanzarote and a Ryanair flight from Malaga.