Doncaster's Robin Hood Airport re-opens after landing incident

Doncaster's Robin Hood Airport has re-opened, after a plane suffered a problem during landing.

The LinksAir flight, returning from Belfast City Airport, had an issue with the undercarriage as it tried to land and a passenger was taken to hospital for checks after the incident.

Passengers have been advised to contact their airline before travelling from the airport, services were expected to resume mid-afternoon.

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Airport 'working to reopen as soon as possible'

Doncaster's Robin Hood Airport has apologised to passengers affected by its closure, saying staff are working to reopen the airport as soon as possible.

The airport was shut after an aircraft from Belfast City Airport experienced problems while landing at 7.30pm yesterday.

It is expected to be closed until at least mid-morning today and travellers have been advised to contact their airline before heading to the airport.

"Our team will work to ensure the airport reopens as soon as possible,” Steve Gill, the airport's managing director, told the Doncaster Free Press.

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