Pittsburgh bound flight makes emergency landing as engine blows up

Published on : Tuesday, July 12, 2016

FlightDelta Airlines Flight 97, which took off from Paris on 11th July Monday, had to make an emergency landing after one of the engines of the flight blew up. The plane was originally a non-stop flight from Paris to Pittsburgh.



The passengers heard a loud pop few minutes after the flight took off. The crew of the Boeing 757-200 informed the passengers that they lost connection to one of their engines and they were returning to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris to make an emergency landing.



During the time of turbulence the captain of the transcontinental flight announced that they were returning to the airport as the right engine blew out. The crew had to shut down the power in the cabin after the engine failure.



According to the passengers, the plane started to descend right after the loud bang was heard. Some said that they could smell smoke in the cabin of the flight.



Fleet of emergency vehicles was standing at the airport ground during the emergency landing. None of the passengers and the crew members was injured.



The Delta Airlines informed the passengers that the airlines booked another direct flight to Pittsburgh International Airport for them. The airlines also provided the passengers with gift vouchers for meals and rooms at an airport hotel.

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