Aer Lingus flight to Dublin diverted to Manchester with "medical emergency" 2 years ago

Aer Lingus flight to Dublin diverted to Manchester with "medical emergency"

The plane continued its journey and landed in Dublin on Sunday afternoon.

An Aer Lingus flight from Birmingham to Dublin was forced to divert to Manchester Airport on Sunday afternoon.

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Flight EI3265 took off from Birmingham Airport at 11.50am on Sunday morning and was due to arrive in Dublin at 1.15pm.

However, a passenger required medical attention and the flight was forced to land in Manchester at 12.30pm.

Speaking to JOE, an Aer Lingus spokesperson said:

"Aer Lingus can confirm that flight EI3265 operated by Stobart Air travelling from Birmingham to Dublin diverted to Manchester Airport today due to a medical emergency.

"The flight landed safely at Manchester Airport at 12.30pm local time and the passenger requiring medical attention disembarked."

The flight then continued to Dublin where it landed shortly after 2.30pm on Sunday afternoon.