Aer Lingus plane makes emergency landing at JFK airport

An Aer Lingus plane made an emergency landing at New York’s JFK airport on Monday night.
The Boeing 757 aircraft was bound for Shannon when it returned to the ground just 15 minutes after taking off from the same airport. The aircraft reportedly suffered from a number of technical problems.
According to reports in the local media, pilots reported hydraulics failure, problems with the landing gear, doors and the wing flaps.
Emergency services at the Port Authority attended the scene as the flight landed at around a 7.15 p.m. EST.
Passengers were bussed back to the terminal building and no-one was injured in the incident.

Photo: Yu-Chung Lin