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PT6 Flyer
08-16-2018, 06:02 PM
https://www.businessinsider.com/boeing-737-crash-lands-manilla-international-airport-xiamen-airlines-2018-8

"A Xiamen Airlines jet crashed while landing at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Thursday evening. "On August 16, 2018, Xiamen Airlines Flight MF8667 from Xiamen to Manila experienced a runway excursion while landing at Manila Airport at 23:55 Beijing time," Xiamen Airlines said in a statement posted on Chinese social media. "The crew immediately initiated emergency evacuation procedures. All 157 passengers and eight crew on board were evacuated safely with no injuries." According to the Chinese news agency CTGN, the Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway during landing, causing one of the plane's engines to detach from the wing. Photos of the scene show the Boeing jet sitting not far from the airport's perimeter fence. The aircraft was leaning to the left as a result of the missing engine. According to the Aviation Safety Network, the incident occurred as the jet attempted to land in heavy thunderstorms." (cont.)


Typhoonpilot
08-17-2018, 02:42 PM
The captain is reportedly a Korean national from Korean Airlines.