Flybe passenger plane forced to turn back
- 8 November 2012
- From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight
A passenger plane flying from Southampton to Jersey had to turn off an engine and return to the airport following a technical fault.
The Flybe flight BE229 landed safely at Southampton airport after the captain decided to shut down the number two engine as a safety precaution.
All 34 passengers were re-accommodated onto another flight.
An airline spokesman said the Bombardier Q400 aircraft is designed to fly safely on one engine.