Man removed from Ryanair plane by Gardai after in-flight incident at Dublin Airport

A man was escorted from a Ryanair flight to Dublin Airport on Tuesday after he was discovered in-flight smoking on a plane.

Officers boarded the plane which had arrived from Gran Canaria after hearing reports that the passenger was smoking.

They escorted the man off the flight before the rest of the passengers were allowed to disembark.

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A Ryanair spokesperson told Dublin Live: “The crew of this flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin (April 12) called ahead for gardai assistance on arrival after a passenger was found smoking.

“The plane landed normally and Gardai removed this passenger before the rest of the passengers safely disembarked the plane.

“As per policy, smoking/using e-cigarettes is strictly prohibited on board the aircraft at any time.”

A garda spokesperson said: ‘Gardai attended a public order incident at Dublin Airport on Tuesday 12th April 2022. The matter has since been resolved.

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