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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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Planes cleared for take-off following airport crash

Flights have resumed at Robin Hood Airport in Doncaster, after a plane that crash landed on the runway was cleared away.

A flight from Belfast had difficulties with its undercarriage yesterday evening while attempting to land.

After the crash, all flights from the airport were grounded, including those to a host of European destinations and the Mediterranean island of Ibiza.

Air investigators inspected the aircraft at the airport this morning.

We are pleased to confirm that the runway at Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield reopened at 14.45pm this afternoon. The UK Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) have visited the airport and the LinksAir flight, LNQ207, which experienced problems with its undercarriage on landing, has now been moved from the runway area.

The first departure from Doncaster Sheffield Airport will be the Wizzair flight to Bucharest at 15:30pm.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused to passengers affected by the incident which occurred last night.

– Robin Hood Airport

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