Dublin-bound Aer Lingus flight diverted due to mid-air emergency

According to emerging reports, an Aer Lingus flight bound for Dublin had to be diverted due to a mid-air emergency earlier this morning.

Flight EI603 which left Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam at around 9am today was diverted to Manchester Airport at approximately 09.40.

It is understood that a passenger required medical attention which they received when the aircraft touched down in the British city.

According to The Independent,  the diverted flight will depart for Dublin later this morning.