Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Japan After Smoke Fills Cockpit
June 09, 2017 13:11 PM
TOKYO, June 9 (Bernama) -- A Korean Air plane made an emergency landing on Friday at Fukuoka airport, in southwestern Japan, after smoke filled the cockpit, according to the airport's operator, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
The Boeing 737 which originated from Busan in South Korea made the landing at around 10:20 a.m. local time.
The operator reported that there were no injuries to any of the 153 passengers or nine crew members as a result of the smoke or the landing.
Fire engines standing by were not needed to discharge water or foam on the aircraft.
The incident caused some delays to arrivals at the airport.