Belfast Telegraph

Belfast City Airport emergency landing - Flybe plane windscreen cracked

A Flybe plane made an emergency landing at Belfast City Airport on Wednesday morning.

Fire crews, ambulances and police attended the scene on Wednesday, July 18.

Three RNLI lifeboats, including Bangor lifeboats, were also on standby in Belfast Lough.

The plane sustained damage to its windscreen, but the aircraft landed safely on arrival at the airport.

A Flybe spokesperson confirmed that nobody was hurt.

"Flybe can confirm that the aircraft operating the above flight landed safely on schedule at George Best Belfast City Airport with a crack which had appeared on the right-hand side of the outer layer of its windscreen," the spokesperson said.

"The captain took the necessary action and, as a usual precautionary measure, the airport put it emergency vehicles on standby.

"The aircraft taxied without further incident to stand where all passengers disembarked as normal."

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