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Flight diverted to Dublin Airport with passenger in labour

Flight diverted to Dublin Airport with passenger in labour

A flight has made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport after a woman on board went into labour early.

The American Airlines flight AA787 arrived in Dublin Airport at 1.30pm this afternoon.

There was a doctor on board and the emergency services had been called.

The plane was heading for the city of Charlotte in the US from Paris, France, before it turned around over the Atlantic Ocean, close to the west coast of Scotland.

The American Airlines flight AA787 was enroute to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, in North Carolina from Paris.