Cause explosion engine aircraft further investigated

The Dutch Safety Board (OVV) is going to Liège with a team on Sunday for a first investigation at the Boeing 747-400 which was in trouble over Meerssen yesterday, according to 1Limburg.

, “We immediately started collecting debris on Saturday and are now going to look at the plane itself”, says a spokeswoman for the council.



four hours, the cargo plane for New York rose from Maastricht Aachen Airport and soon got into trouble. Eyewitnesses saw flames coming out of the engine.

Subsequently, the machine lost metal pieces that ended up in a residential area in Meerssen. A pedestrian was slightly injured and a child burned her hand to a hot piece of metal that had landed. The aircraft made an emergency landing in Liège.