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Dublin: 20 °C Thursday 6 August, 2020

Plane lands safely after engine fails mid-flight

All 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

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A TURKISH AIRLINES flight managed to land safely after one of its engines caught fire and failed mid-air.

Flight TK1878 from Milan was seen flying with its right wing on fire earlier today, but managed to land at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul on a second attempt.


The first attempt to land caused serious damage to the right landing gear and wing.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire upon landing and all 97 passengers were evacuated safely.

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The Airbus A320 plane only stopped after veering off the runway.

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