Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Manchester on Suspicion of Wheel Well Fire
Lufthansa flight LH404 had to make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport in United Kingdom, on August 7.
The Boeing 747-800 jumbo jet, en-route from Frankfurt to New York, had to be diverted after the pilots reported a possible wheel well fire.
The plane landed safely after dumping excess fuel.
An airport spokesperson confirmed the incident saying, “An aircraft from Frankfurt to New York JFK made a divert into Manchester Airport this evening and landed safely with approximately 360 people on board.”