Air Canada flight blows a tyre on take off then one engine blows up over Spain

An Air Canada flight to Ontario from Madrid blew a tyre on take off then one engine blows up in Spain.

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Emergency services at Madrid Airport

The flight ‘AC-837’ with 128 passengers on board managed to get back to Madrid airport after the flight crew burned of fuel in a holding pattern and did the normal things for an emergency landing, they shut down the engine which was according to reports making very loud bangs and streaks of fire was seen coming from it.

A fighter aircraft came to inspect the aircraft and confirmed that the engine was on fire and that they had a blown tyre.

The interest in this flight was so great that it managed to shut down FlightRadar 24 on both the internet and on the app.

At this time we have no information on the condition of the passengers and crew, we hope to be able to bring you more information soon.

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