Dominican Republic Flight Cancelled with a Bang
On a takeoff run, an Airbus 330 en route from Manchester to the Dominican Republic suffered an engine explosion.
The pilot aborted the takeoff. None of the 325 passengers aboard the Thomas Cook A330 were injured.
Passengers disembarked and the plane was inspected and for half an hour, the runway was closed. Emergency services were deployed.
How passengers were accommodated was not released.