Thursday 22 February 2018

Video: Dramatic moment plane engine explodes on runway

A cameraman has captured the dramatic moment when an aeroplane carrying 300 passengers at Manchester Airport had an engine explode on the runway.

The Airbus A330 was taxiing on the runway when a fault developed in the right engine and it ignited into a fireball.

Thankfully the incident occurred while the plane was still on the ground and the pilot could regain control of the situation.

The Thomas Cook Airlines flight was preparing to carry 325 passengers to the Dominican Republic at the time of the incident.

Thomas Cook has said that they have launched an investigation into the incident.

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