Thai Airways aircraft at Phuket International airport

Engine fire forces Air Berlin flight to make emergency landing at Phuket Airport


PHUKET: An engine fire shortly after takeoff forced an Air Berlin flight to make an emergency landing at Phuket International Airport earlier tonight.

All flights were diverted away from Phuket’s critical tourism portal while emergency crews evacuated the 247 passengers on board and attended to the disabled aircraft left stranded on the runway.

Read more: The Phuket Gazette

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