EMERGENCY Passenger jet with burst tyre makes emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Emergency services were standing by at Dublin Airport this evening after a flight landed with a burst tyre.

Air France Flight 1016 is understood to have burst a tyre on departure from Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris at around 6.30pm Irish time.

Shortly before the scheduled flight was due to land in Dublin, the crew advised controllers of their issue and requested fire crews to be standing by for their arrival.

The Avro RJ-85 jet, operated by Cityjet on behalf of Air France, landed safely at 8.12pm.

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