Jet makes emergency landing at Shannon

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AN Airbus A330 was forced to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport after a crewmember discovered smoke in the passenger cabin.
The Northwest Airlines flight 821 with 285 passengers and crew onboard was en route from Fiumicino Airport in Italy to Atlanta in the US.

The pilot called air traffic controllers at Shannon this Friday afternoon, and alerted them to the emergency.
The jet was granted permission to divert to Shannon and landed there safely at around 1.30pm.
A number of fire service units and ambulances were alerted to the scene.
Following an inspection of plane by engineers the jet was given permission to continue its journey to Atlanta.
There was no injuries reported in the incident.