China Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Wake Island

A China Airlines (CAL) plane has made an emergency landing in Wake Island in the western Pacific after pilots detected a potential abnormality with its engine, the company said Monday.

All 143 passengers and 12 crew members aboard the A330-300 were safe, according to CAL.

Flight CI017, which departed from Honolulu at 11:44 a.m. Sunday, was on its way to Taipei via Tokyo when a signal indicated a problem with the engine, the company said.

To be safe, the captain made an emergency landing in Wake Island, it said.

A plane will depart from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport at 10:30 p.m. Monday to transport the passengers and crew members from Wake Island, CAL said.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel

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