Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

A Qatar Airways passenger plane has made an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport due to an engine fire believed to have been caused by a bird. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated from the Doha-bound plane, the airline said. Qatar Airways can confirm that today’s QR240 from Istanbul Atatürk airport to Doha has returned to Istanbul and has landed safely,” the carrier said in a statement .

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