Philippine Daily Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines— An All Nippon Airways plane bound for Japan was forced to turn back and make an emergency landing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal (Naia) 3 on Friday after smoke was detected in its cockpit, aviation officials said.
The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said the pilots of flight NH 950 called the Manila Control Tower for emergency landing assistance after the cabin crew detected smoke coming out of the cockpit at 9:45 a.m., 17 minutes after the Boeing 747 took off from the Naia.
All the passengers and crew were reported safe as the plane landed at 10:19 a.m., with MIAA’s fire and rescue teams dispatched in the area to provide assistance.
Airport authorities said the plane was now parked at the Bay 113 of Naia 3.
Officers of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines were also deployed to the area to investigate the incident,
No other details were immediately available.
Last week, a Philippine Airlines plane which came from Japan was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines shut down. All 160 passengers and crew were safe. With a report from Julliane Love de Jesus, INQUIRER.net