Thai Airways Engine Fire
What: Thai Airways Boeing 747-400 en route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
When: Feb 3 2010
Who: 330 passengers on board
Why: After takeoff, the left engine surged. Consequentially, the crew shut down the engine, and returned to Suvarnabhumi Airport to make a safe landing. There were no injuries. The plane had reportedly undergone a maintenance check prior to takeoff.
A replacement jet was flown in, which took off at 6.08 pm.