BREAKING Aer Lingus #EI145 to LAX diverted to Shannon after engine shut down due to fire indication

Leah O’Carroll

Aer Lingus flight #EI145 diverted to Shannon after fire indication on engine #2.

The Aer Lingus Airbus A330-200 departed runway 28 from Dublin and reported a fire indication.

The crew decided to shut down the engine #2.

The plane took off at 15:41 UTC and headed to Shannon before holding during 15 mins to burn fuel before landing.

The Airbus (reg. EI-LAX) requested fire services and landed at16:45 UTC. It stopped on the runway for inspection.

Smoke was reported by tower on approach.

 

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