Flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after dangerous spillage causes “medical emergency”
Three people have been taken to hospital as a result of the dangerous spillage.
A flight from London to Philadelphia was forced into an emergency landing in Dublin Airport due to the spillage of a cleaning solution in the galley.
American Airlines flight 729 landed in Dublin at roughly 1.15pm, and taxied to the gate, where it was met by Dublin Airport's emergency fire services.
Medical personnel then met with those on the aircraft to evaluate if any crew members of passengers needed additional assistance.
Two crew members and one passenger have since been taken to the hospital for evaluation, according to a statement issued to JOE by American Airlines.
A spokesperson for Dublin Airport confirmed that the flight landed in Dublin as a result of a "medical emergency".
Their statement is as follows: "A Dublin Airport spokesman confirmed that American Airlines flight AA729 on route from London Heathrow to Philadelphia was diverted into Dublin Airport for a medical emergency.
"The aircraft landed safely at approximately 13.20. As per the airport’s standard operating procedures, there was a full turn out of Dublin Airport’s emergency fire services for the landing."