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Aer Arann investigating incident at Manchester airport

Published 21/10/2009

Aer Arann has launched an investigation into an incident which happened at Manchester airport earlier today.

It happened shortly before midday, when the propeller of an aircraft, which had landed after a flight from Galway hit a docking guidance mirror when it was parking at the airport's Terminal 1.

The propeller was damaged and as a precaution the airport fire service was called to the scene.

There were 32 passengers and four crew on board at the time, but no-one was injured.

A replacement airplane is being sent from Dublin and Aer Arann engineers and customer service personnel are also en-route to Manchester.

Airport operations have not been affected by the incident.

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