Dallas Airport: Korean Air Plane Dumps Fuel; Emergency Landing

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
October 6, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A Korean Air flight dumped its fuel and was forced to make an emergency landing at the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport on Sunday.

The Dallas Morning News reported that the plane was heading from Dallas to Seoul, South Korea, after it had engine problems.

Passengers said that the plane was having engine trouble during takeoff before dumping fuel.

“Never been so scared in my life. Our flight engine blew upon take off at DFW. Dumping fuel to land. Thank goodness it didn’t happen 10 hours into flight….” WFAA anchor Shelly Slater said on Facebook, posing a photo. She was on the flight.

Other passengers reported a “flash” near the window near the engine.

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.