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Air France plane makes emergency landing in Beijing over fire on board

Headlines 11:44 18 Sep, 2021

Air France Flight AF393 (Beijing-Paris) returned to Beijing to make an emergency landing there over a fire on board the aircraft

Air France plane makes emergency landing in Beijing over fire on board

On Saturday, Air France Flight AF393 (Beijing-Paris) returned to Beijing to make an emergency landing there over a fire on board the aircraft, Qazet.az reports citing Beijing Daily.

According to the newspaper Beijing Daily, the plane took off from the Beijing Capital International Airport in the early hours of Saturday, and soon thereafter, a bang was heard in the tail of the jet, following which black smoke emerged.

No individuals were injured in the incident.

Photos captured by passengers appear to show significant damage to one of the plane's seats.