Dubai: Etihad Airways has confirmed that a Sydney-bound Etihad passenger jet made an emergency landing after it returned to Abu Dhabi International Airport due to a faulty engine.
Roughly 30 minutes into the flight following an 11:15am departure on Tuesday from the airport, Flight EY450 returned to Abu Dhabi to ensure the safety of 329 passengers aboard the twin-engined Boeing 777-300 aircraft.
No injuries were reported.
“Etihad Airways flight EY450 to Sydney returned to Abu Dhabi shortly after take-off following the failure of one of the aircraft’s engines,” a spokesperson told Gulf News in an emailed statement on Wednesday.
The airline lauded its crew for bringing the plane back safely. More info