- Philippine Airlines Flight 113 made headlines after it made an emergency landing yesterday, November 22 (Manila time)
- It was reported that its plane caught fire shortly after takeoff
- Actual video footage of the terrifying incident surfaced on social media
- According to PAL, the incident was due to a "technical problem" in one of its engines
A Philippine Airlines (PAL) plane which was headed to Manila made an emergency landing at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
KAMI learned that the incident happened shortly after takeoff, yesterday, November 22 (Manila time).
According to PAL, the plane involved was a Boeing 777 aircraft with registry number RP-C7775.
Meanwhile, actual video footage of the incident was captured on video and went viral online.
Watch the video below:
A video of the incident showing the plane from a distance was also shared by ABC News.
Watch another video below:
The hero of the day, aside from the plane's flight and cabin crew, was none other than Capt. Triston Simeon who was able to save all 347 passengers on board.
"We likewise recognize and appreciate the calm professionalism exhibited by our experienced flight and cabin crew, headed by Captain Triston Simeon and Purser Joanne Marie Dirige, in executing the unscheduled landing and taking care of our passengers," PAL said in a statement.
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