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Airbus plane caught on flight tracker 'having fun' over Ireland

By Valerie Edwards

Published 19/11/2015

An Airbus plane
An Airbus plane
AirLive.Net showing the flight pattern of the Airbus during test flight

An Airbus plane from Toulouse, France has been spotted flying in loops over the Republic of Ireland. tweeted that the plane was 'having fun' after its flight path showed it following a bizarre path over the Limerick and Shannon areas today.

The flight tracking website showed that the plane followed a triangular path, before flying circling three loops in a row over Co Kerry.

About 10 minutes later tweeted that the plane was "on a test flight from Toulouse over Limerick/Shannon area".

The Airbus A320neo planes are currently a part of a flight test and certification campaign and the entire developmental fleet has accumulated more than 400 flight hours since September 2014.

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