Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Airbus A-330 engine explodes minutes before take-off at Manchester Airport [Video]

The right engine of an Airbus A-330 with 325 passengers on board exploded minutes before take off while taxiing along the runway.

The incident happened on the Manchester airport on a Dominican Republic bound flight. The aircraft had fortunately not yet left the ground and the pilot was able to quickly bring it under control.

The Thomas Cook Airlines flight TCX314 had been carrying 325 passengers to the Dominican Republic at the time of the incident.

Watch the video below in which flame can be seen coming from the engine before it begins to billow smoke:

via Mail Online
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