A man died on board a transatlantic jet which landed at Shannon Airport yesterday.
Kuwait Airways Flight 117 was travelling from Kuwait to New York when the crew declared a medical emergency.
Gardaí and other emergency services attended the Boeing 777-300 when it landed at 2.15pm.
The man was pronounced dead and his body was taken to Limerick University Hospital for a post mortem examination.
He was in his sixties and had been travelling under medical supervision.
Gardaí say there were no suspicious circumstances.