Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK airport

An Aer Lingus plane made an emergency landing at New York's JFK airport overnight.

The Shannon-bound flight returned to the ground just 15 minutes after taking off from the same airport, after it reported a number of technical problems.

Pilots reported hydraulics failure, problems with the landing gear, doors and the wing flaps, according to local media.

Emergency services at the Port Authority attended the scene as the flight landed again at around a 7.15pm local time.

Passengers were bussed back to the terminal building and no-one was injured in the incident.

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