Flight diverted to Shannon after smoke alarm heard in cargo hold

A Delta Airlines flight has made an unscheduled landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon.

The flight was diverted to Shannon after a fire alarm went off in the Boeing 747-400's cargo hold.

It was scheduled to fly from Amsterdam to Atlanta.

The plane, with 392 passengers on board, landed safely.

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