Ethiopian Airlines plane engine catches fire, makes emergency landing in Dakar

An Ethiopian Airlines flight made an emergency landing minutes after taking off from the airport in Senegal. (File photo: AP)

An Ethiopian Airlines plane engine caught fire and made an emergency landing minutes after taking off from the airport in Senegal's capital Dakar on Tuesday, an airport spokesman said, adding nobody was injured in the incident.

The Boeing 767 jet had 90 passengers on board in addition to the crew, spokesman Tidiane Tamba told Reuters.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 08 October 2019 KSA 20:29 - GMT 17:29
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