Cork Airport runway closed after aircraft had 'difficulties' with landing gear

The main runway at Cork Airport was closed temporarily this afternoon after a light aircraft experienced difficulties with its landing gear.

No one was injured in the incident.

A crane has removed the aircraft from the main runway and the airport is expected to resume normal operations soon.

A Ryanair flight from Faro to Cork has also been diverted to Shannon.


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