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The Airbus A330, operated by Jetstar, was flying from Japan to Australia when a window in the cockpit caught fire.
The pilots managed to put out the fire before landing in Guam. Jetstar said all of those on board were unharmed.
A similar model of the Airbus, operated by Air France, crashed on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris last week.
"Smoke became evident in the cockpit and one of our pilots was required to use an extinguisher," Jetstar spokesman Simon Westaway told Australia's A
MADRID - An Airbus A320 experienced engine trouble shortly after taking off Wednesday from the Canary Islands and was forced to turn around and make an emergency landing, Spain's national airport authority AENA said. A passenger reported an engine fire.
No one was hurt in the incident involving the Spanish Iberworld plane carrying 180 passengers to Oslo, Norway, from Las Palmas on the island of Gran Canaria.
Passenger Heidi Rendalen told Norwegian broadcaster NRK she heard several bangs and saw lights flashing after the plane took off.
Originally posted by CaptainCaveMan
What is it with airbus?
Inferior design inferior materials?Made in Taiwan?
They seem to be falling apart all over the place.
Nov . 28, 2008
PARIS - A minesweeper searched choppy seas Friday for the flight recorders of an Airbus A320 passenger plane that crashed off France's southern coast, killing two people and leaving five missing and feared dead, officials said.
Rescuers had little hope of finding survivors among the two Germans and five New Zealanders on the maintenance flight, said Rob Fyfe, CEO of Air New Zealand, which owned the plane.