Amsterdam-bound flight returns to Dublin over ‘technical issue’ after circling over coast

Flight KL934 departed at 9.08am but made little progress and appeared to circle off the coast at least seven times before turning back.

AN AMSTERDAM-BOUND flight which circled over the coast for over an hour after taking off is now returning to Dublin Airport because of a “technical issue” - writes thesun.ie.

Flight KL934 departed at 09.08am on Tuesday, nearly half an hour later than its scheduled time of 08:45, en route to Amsterdam.

But it made little progress as it circled – looping over seven times, according to a tracker on radarbox24.com.

The plane returned to Dublin Airport with a “technical issue” and fire crews were on stand-by when it landed.

They tweeted: “LIVE KLM #KL934 is now on approach to Dublin after reporting technical issue – fire crew on stand by.”

After landing the aircraft was replaced. The flight then departed again after a three hour delay.

Dutch airline KLM said: “After take-off, KL934 returned to Dublin because of a technical issue.

“After a safe landing, the aircraft has been replaced. The flight departed to Amsterdam again with a delay of 3 hours.

“Flight safety hasn’t been compromised at any time.

Meanwhile, emergency services were called to attend a Ryanair plane in Dublin Airport yesterday.

Passengers on Ryanair flight #FR562 from Dublin to Manchester were forced to disembark the aircraft as Dublin Airport fire crews attended the scene.

Aviation airspace and services group Airlive reported that emergency vehicles surrounded the plane as a precautionary measure.

A Ryanair spokesperson confirmed to The Irish Sun that affected customers had to board a replacement aircraft due to a possible technical issue with the aircraft.

Read more news of Dublin on our site.

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