China Eastern plane makes emergency landing in Australia

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SYDNEY: A China Eastern passenger plane has made an emergency landing in Sydney after a huge hole appeared in one of its engine casings and forced it to turn back just after taking off. Terrified passengers described a very loud noise soon after flight MU736 left Sydney Airport for Shanghai at 8:30 p.m. (1030 GMT) on Sunday.Crew cleared seats near the affected engine and turned the flight back. No one aboard the twin-engine Airbus A330 was injured. China Eastern said the crew found damage in the casing of the air inlet in the left engine.

AFP

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