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Shannon Airport Update Thursday 15th August 2019

15/08/2019 Thursday 15th August 2019 

Shannon Airport have confirmed that airport operations at Shannon Airport have been temporarily suspended due to an incident at 6.15am this morning involving a Boeing 763 aircraft, Omni Air International 531, on the runway. Airport Emergency services have extinguished an external fire to the undercarriage. All passengers and crew have disembarked safely and are currently in the terminal building. The airport operations team are currently working with the operator to remove the aircraft from the runway as soon as possible.

The airport is experiencing flight disruption and intending passengers are asked to contact their airline. Flight updates are available on the airport social media channels. Next media update at 1030hrs.