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Thomas Cook Airbus makes emergency landing at Belfast airport

Thomas Cook Airbus makes safe emergency landing at Belfast airport

Thomas Cook Airbus Emergency Landing

Thomas Cook Airbus Emergency Landing

February 7, 2012: Belfast International Airport says a Thomas Cook Airbus makes an emergency landing after it faces technical problems. The good news is, it landed safely at the Belfast Airport, after declaring general emergency.

Earlier, the airport authority says the Thomas Cook AirbusA320 had been bound from Belfast to Tenerife when it developed technical problems.

It had been circling over Northern Ireland to use up fuel and the airport said it would try to land shortly.

The airport says emergency services are in place.

Thomas Cook, one of Britain’s biggest tour operators, confirmed it owns and operates the plane but gave no further details.

More updates to follow …

 

Earlier Developments:

Thomas Cook Airbus A320 is expected to attempt an emergency landing shortly.

Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport

The airport says emergency services are in place.

Thomas Cook Airlines

Thomas Cook Airlines

Belfast International Airport preparing for emergency landing of Thomas Cook airliner, officials say

 

 

On July 10, 2009 another Thomas Cook A330 engine malfunctioned and had to be shut down. It’s route has been Belfast International (EGAA) to Orlando Sanford (KSFB). The airliner then made a minor emergency landing at Norfolk International (KORF), to which the media overreacted immensely.

 

On October 24, 2011 another Thomson Cook 767 had a very bouncy landing at Manchester Airport.

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