Man chases plane at Dublin airport after missing flight

A man has been arrested for chasing a plane at an airport after missing his flight.

The man, in his 20s, was apprehended on Thursday morning after pursuing the Ryanair flight at Dublin Airport.

A Ryanair plane

A Ryanair plane

It is understood that the man and another woman were late for the Ryanair flight to Amsterdam.

When talking to staff at the gate the man broke through the door and began running toward the plane.

Gardai confirmed they were called to the scene of an incident at Dublin Airport that occurred around 7am.

The man was taken to Ballymun Garda Station for questioning.