Plane heading for Dubai ignites after bird strike|World News

    Fire is seen on a FlyDubai airplane after it takes off from Kathmandu airport in Nepal April 24, 2023 in this picture obtained from social media. @SubasTheOne/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

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    An airplane carrying 167 guests to Dubai ignited after being ‘hit by a bird during take-off’ it has actually been declared.

    The Boeing 737-800 aircraft triggered from Kathamandu and was heading to the worldwide airport in Dubai when among the engines break into flames.

    It is stated to have actually been brought under control soon after liftoff.

    Footage online revealed flames emerging from among the engines two times, while another revealed the loud airplane moving through the sky momentarily on fire.

    The aircraft might be seen on fire from (Picture: @SUBASTHEONE by means of REUTERS)

    Jagannath Niroula, a representative for Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, stated that an engine ignited on the Flydubai aircraft soon after liftoff from Kathmandu.

    Another video revealed the aircraft appearing to break into flames two times, however ‘after following standard procedure’, the pilots continued with their journey as prepared to Dubai.

    Initially, it was comprehended that pilots were trying to go back to Kathmandu Airport where fire truck were waiting.

    However, FlyDubai stated that Flight FZ 576 reached Dubai International simply after midnight regional time in spite of suffering a bird strike throughout liftoff.

    A representative for the airline company stated: ‘Flydubai flight FZ 576 on 24 April 2023 from Kathmandu Airport (KTM) has actually securely landed in Dubai International (DXB) at 00: 11 regional time after experiencing a bird strike throughout liftoff from Kathmandu.

    ‘Our experienced flight team followed standard procedure and continued the onward journey after identifying that the engine was within regular operating specifications.

    ‘The aircraft landed normally in Dubai and further inspection will be conducted. The safety of our passengers and crew is our top priority. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our passengers travel schedule.’

    Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority stated: ‘Flydubai flight number 576, (Boeing 737-800) Kathmandu to Dubai flight is normal now and proceeding to her destination Dubai as per the flight plan.’

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