Jumbo test jet makes emergency landing in Montreal after engine fire

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 2:00 PM ET

MIRABEL, Que. — A Boeing 747 with 14 people aboard made an emergency landing Tuesday morning after an engine fire.

The crew aboard the Pratt & Whitney test jet reported the fire after the plane took off from Mirabel Airport, a cargo facility about 50 km north of Montreal.

The crew brought the fire under control and jettisoned fuel.

The plane touched down about 11:15 a.m. safely.

It wasn't immediately clear what caused the fire.


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