Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing at Istanbul airport


PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

ISTANBUL: A Qatar Airways aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Thursday after one of its engines caught fire shortly after take-off, broadcaster CNN Turk reported.

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The Airbus 330 had been headed for Doha. There were no
immediate reports of any casualties.

Earlier this month, a Pakistan International (PIA) aircraft veered off the runway at Islamabad airport as it attempted to land back following a technical fault.

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“Due to technical issues, a PIA aircraft landed back at Islamabad airport and veered off the runway. Aircraft & all passengers are safe,” PIA spokesperson Danyal Gilani tweeted.


Original news : http://tribune.com.pk/story/1165253/qatar-airways-plane-makes-emergency-landing-istanbul-airport-cnn-turk/