Qatar Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

August 18, 2016 11:22 AM

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ISTANBUL — A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

On Twitter, Qatar Airways said the flight "returned to Istanbul and has landed safely. The passengers have disembarked as normal."

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