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Flights were delayed at Shannon airport ealrier today but have since resumed.

A plane used to carry US military personnel caught fire before take-off, resulting in the suspension of a number of flights.

The Omni Air International Boeing 767-300 was about to depart when the crew had to return to the terminal.

Omni Air International is a civilian airline that transports personnel for the US military.

The jet’s right side landing gear was emitting smoke as it taxied along the runway.

One person received medical attention for a minor injury but there were no other casualties.

-Daniel Potter