Terror on flight with 179 passengers - Engine caught fire after takeoff (VIDEO)

179 Air India flight passengers experienced moments of terror

Screenshot 6 12 PASSENGERS, engine, flight

The 179 passengers on an Air India flight from Bengaluru to Kochi experienced moments of terror on Saturday night when one of the plane's engines caught fire eight minutes after take-off, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing.

The engine fire was recorded by passengers of the plane in the following video.

 

It is noted that the plane took off more than an hour late than the scheduled time.

When the plane returned to Bengaluru airport the crew asked passengers to remain seated saying "everything is under control".

The fire was eventually extinguished by the airport's fire engines with Air India announcing an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

Source: in.gr