VIDEO: Australian Plane Catches Fire, Makes Emergency Landing

VIDEO: Australian Plane Catches Fire, Makes Emergency Landing

An Australian plane was forced to make emergency landing after it caught fire while it was climbing shortly after take-off in Perth where the search coordinating team for missing Malaysian Flight MH370 is currently stationed.

The plane with 97 people onboard reportedly caught fire in one of its engines and returned to the airport safely, averting another air tragedy amid the on-going hunt for the missing MH370 in the Indian Ocean, just around 2000 kilometers off the coast of Perth.

The Barrow Island-bound plane is a British Aerospace BAE 146 jet with four engines, the cause of the fire in one of them is still under investigation, according to Cobham Aviation Services.

No one was hurt among the passengers, said the company. (Click here to read more)

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