A plane suffered a major engine failure after taking off in Australia
June 12, 2017 07:05 PM EDT
A China Eastern Airlines jet en route to Shanghai was forced to return to Sydney, Australia after suffering an engine failure shortly after takeoff.
The pilot of Flight 736 reported engine issues about an hour after taking off from Sydney,
according to the BBC.
After the plane landed safely, emergency crews discovered a hole in the aircraft's left engine.
Several passengers aboard the Airbus A330-200 told the BBC they heard a loud noise coming from the engine shortly after take off. One passenger told Australia's Channel Nine television that the crew started moving everyone out of seats on the left side of the plane.