FUKUOKA (Kyodo ) A JALways jetliner bound for Honolulu returned to Fukuoka airport Friday night about 30 minutes after takeoff after it blew out its port engine, airport authorities said.
The DC-10 trijet’s engine burst into flames shortly after takeoff, raining metal apparently from the engine down on a residential area in Fukuoka’s Higashi Ward, Fukuoka Prefectural police said, adding no one was hurt, but a car windshield car was cracked, possibly by the falling debris.
JALways Flight 58 took off from Fukuoka airport at 7:45 p.m. carrying about 230 passengers and returned to the airport at 8:20 p.m. JALways is a Japan Airlines subsidiary.
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