Cathay Pacific Plane Diverts to Indonesia due to Engine Shut Down

Friday, September 25, 2015
By George Hatcher

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific flight CX-170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bali, Indonesia, on September 25.

The Airbus A330-300, flying from Perth, Australia, to Hong Kong, China, diverted after its right engine started emitting flames and sparks, causing vibration. The crew decided to shut the engine down for a safe landing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 254 passengers and 13 crew members remained safe.

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