KFlyer From Sri Lanka, joined Mar 2007, 1217 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted (3 years 7 months 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2815 times:
According to this FlyerTalk thread http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/catha...7585-cx470-engine-caught-fire.html . It developed a fire in one of the engines thirty minutes into the flight. Apparently the flight had had some issue prior to departure, which indicates the 83min first departure delay ( unless it was a rotation delay ).
The pax had been sent on a replacement aircraft.
Aircraft is a 744 according to FlightStats.
Anybody got the reg ?
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