A transatlantic flight had to circle over the Irish Sea for more than an hour due to a mechanical problem.
Transatlantic flight lands safely at Dublin Airport after circling Irish Sea with 'mechanical problem'
Delta Airlines flight DL45 departed Dublin Airport shortly before 11:30am on Sunday morning.
It was due to be heading for New York's JFK airport.
However soon after take off a problem was detected and the flight began to circle over the Irish Sea.
The long haul flight had to dump a certain amount of fuel before it was able to begin its descent.
Shortly after 1pm, having been over the Irish Sea for more than 90 minutes, the plane landed back in Dublin Airport safely.
A spokesperson for the airline told Dublin Live: "Delta flight 45 operating from Dublin, Ireland to New York City returned to Dublin after experiencing a mechanical issue.
"The flight landed safely and a maintenance team met the flight upon arrival to evaluate the issue. The safety of Delta’s customers and employees is always our top priority."