Air France plane made emergency landing in Beijing over fire on board — reports

Air France plane made emergency landing in Beijing over fire on board — reports
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BEIJING (Sept 18): On Saturday, Air France Flight AF393 (Beijing-Paris) returned to Beijing to make an emergency landing there over a fire on board the aircraft, Beijing Daily reported.

According to the Beijing Daily newspaper, the plane took off from the Beijing Capital International Airport in the early hours of Saturday, and soon after that, a bang was heard in the tail of the jet, after which black smoke emerged.

No people were injured in the incident, Sputnik news agency reported.

Photos made by passengers show significant damage to one of the seats.

The causes of the incident remain unknown.