Australian Plane Catches Fire Mid-air, Lands Safely - The New Indian Express

Australian Plane Catches Fire Mid-air, Lands Safely

Published: 29th April 2014 12:53 PM

Last Updated: 29th April 2014 12:53 PM

A plane caught fire soon after taking off from Perth airport in Western Australia Tuesday, but has landed safely.

An investigation is underway, ABC News reported.

The Cobham Aviation flight was scheduled to depart at 10.45 a.m. for Barrow Island. 

"When the fire was detected, the engine was shut down and the fire extinguished," a statement from Cobham said.

comments powered by Disqus

Disclaimer: We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the NIE editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

Read More

follow us Mobile Site iPad News Hunt Android RSS Tumblr Linekin Pinterest Youtube Google Plus Twitter Facebook