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Mauritius: The engine of an Air Mauritius flight explodes in mid-flight, the unit were forced to turn back to Plaisance




Mauritius: The engine of an Air Mauritius flight explodes in mid-flight, the unit were forced to turn back to Plaisance
09/10/2013

The passengers of the flight of Air Mauritius MK 034 experienced some strong emotions last Saturday later in the evening.

The device that was rallying Paris after taking off from Plaisance at 22:50 was forced to turn back and return to its starting point on the tarmac at the airport Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam.

The explosion of an engine in flight, ten minutes after takeoff, losing "the altitude and speed" of the device.

The crew still had to fly his damaged plane during more than an hour off the coast of Mauritius, the time to consume more kerosene to be able to land safely.

Passengers informed permanently of the situation were feverishly waited until the aircraft finally touched after long minutes of tension on board, as shown in the newspaper L'Express of Mauritius.



Fabrice François


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