Tag: emergency landing
Officials say plane's left engine failed and leaked oil onto hot engine parts and air conditioning system.
The plane overshoots the runway after landing, hit a small building and caught fire.
The nailbiting touchdown is the second instance of a malfunctioning flight in less than a week within the country.
Flight KA451 from Kaohsiung to Hong Kong made an 'air return' and landed safely back at the southern Taiwanese city.
It is the latest setback for Boeing's flagship narrow-body plane following October's Lion Air crash and the Ethiopian Airlines accident earlier this month, which together killed 346 people.
Most passengers on board were reportedly unaware the alarm had been raised.
Sichuan Airlines 3U8633, which had left Chongqing for Lhasa, had to make an emergency landing in Chengdu.
Seven people had been slightly injured, and the identity of the dead person was not immediately disclosed.
All 63 passengers and four crew members aboard Air Canada Flight 7618, operated by Sky Regional, have exited the aircraft onto the tarmac unharmed.
All passengers and crew members are safe and the incident has been blamed on engine trouble, according to Japan’s ministry of transport.