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Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing at Istanbul airport
August 18, 2016, 3:26 pm

A passenger plane of Qatar Airways on Thursday made emergency landing at the International Ataturk Airport after fire erupted in one of its engines.

The aircraft had to make the emergency landing after a blaze broke out in the aircraft left-side engine, the Anadolu news agency reported.

The plane was on a flight from Istanbul to Doha. The pilots contacted the observation tower requesting the irregular landing after hearing a blast and seeing the eruption of the fire in the engine. 

There were no immediate reports of any casualties.

Source: KUNA

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