Two flights diverted to Irish airports this afternoon after declaring emergencies over the Atlantic.
British Airways flight 2153 diverted to Shannon after the crew reported fumes in the cockpit.
There were 288 passengers and crew on board the flight which was travelling from Gatwick to Barbados in the Caribbean.
The flight landed safely at 4.20pm and was met by airport fire crews.
The flight was later cancelled and and is due to continue its journey on Friday morning.
At around the same time, the crew of Turkish Airlines flight TK-33 declared a medical emergency.
The flight was en route from Istanbul to Houston in the US when the crew turned around off the Mayo coast.
The crew reported that a woman in her 30’s had fallen ill and required urgent medical attention. Its understood there was a medical doctor on board who tended to the patient.
The flight rerouted to Dublin Airport where it landed at 4.50pm.
The woman was removed to hospital for treatment while the flight continued its journey shortly before 7.00pm