17/12/2014

Flight Diverted After Engine Fire

A Flybe flight from Glasgow to George Best Belfast City Airport was diverted to Belfast International after one of its engines caught fire.

An emergency was declared at the airport as the plane was diverted, with fire crews and ambulances sent to the runway.

It is understood that the plane was able to land.

None of the 76 passengers and four crew were injured.

(MH/JP)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

15 February 2019
Other News In Brief
Police Probe Sudden Death Of Man In Belfast City Centre Police are investigating the sudden death of a man in Belfast City Centre. His body was found today, Friday 15 February in Keylands Place and officers are probing the circumstances surrounding his death. It is not believed to be suspicious at this time.
06 February 2019
Brexit: PM's Pledge To Avoid A Hard Border
Prime Minister Theresa May has visited Belfast to offer assurances over her Brexit strategy and reiterate her "unshakeable" commitment to avoiding a hard border in Ireland. "The UK Government will not let that happen. I will not let that happen," the Conservative leader told an audience in the city on the afternoon of Tuesday 05 February.
15 February 2019
Danske Bank To Close Belfast And Bangor Branches
Danske Bank has announced plans to close two branches in County Down later this year. The Lisburn Road, Belfast, and Main Street, Bangor sites will close on Friday 24 May. Richard Caldwell, Managing Director of personal banking at the facility said the closure was due to a shift in customer trends, including the growing use of online banking.
15 February 2019
Police Probe Reports Of Man 'Acting Indecently' On Belfast Train
Reports that a man acted indecently on a Belfast-bound train are currently being probed by police. The alleged incident happened on the train from Newry at around 8.30am on Thursday 14 January.
13 February 2019
Man With 'Sharp Object' Linked To South Belfast Armed Robberies
Police are appealing for information after reports of two armed robberies in south Belfast. Both incidents took place on the evening of Tuesday 12 February. Shortly after 7.20pm police were contacted with reports of a man wearing a scarf around his face and armed with a sharp object who entered a shop in Botanic Avenue.