Over 370 passengers safe after budget airline made emergency landing

Emergence landing was due to engine trouble

Over 370 passengers safe after budget airline made emergency landing

Emergence landing was due to engine trouble

26 February 2018 Monday 16:40
Over 370 passengers safe after budget airline made emergency landing

NONE of the 379 passengers and crew members were injured after Malaysian budget carrier made an emergency landing at Okinawa Naha airport.

Xinhua reported that the budget carrier dubbed Air Asia X emergence landing was due to engine trouble, the transport ministry said. The flight bound for Kuala Lumpur in Indonesia

The transport ministry's local office said that the plane's right engine experienced problems at around 2:15 a.m. local time, forcing the captain to shut it down and declare an emergency landing.

The plane touched down at Naha airport at around 3 a.m. local time.

The plane had initially departed from Tokyo's Haneda airport, the ministry said.

Xinhua

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