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Footage shows #QatarAirways flight QR240’s wing on fire over over Turkey before emergency landing

Qatar Airways flight QR240 was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.

An airport official was quoted by Reuters as saying that a landing gear failed to retract.
It was also reported that an engine fire was to blame; a flame on one of the plane’s wings can be seen in this video.
The official quoted by Reuters did not confirm it was an engine fire.
The airline released a statement on Facebook, saying the flight, which was en route from Istanbul to Doha, landed safely, and all passengers had disembarked as normal.


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