Updated April 24th, 2024 at 16:25 IST

Japan: Smoke Seen Rising from All Nipon Airways Flight Carrying 200 People as it Lands Safely

The smoke was seen coming from the wing section of the ANA flight when the engines stopped.

Smoke was seen coming out of the tail section of an ANA flight carrying 200 people. | Image:X/screengrab
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Tokyo: Smoke was seen coming from an All Nippon Airways plane as it landed safely at Shin Chitose airport in northern Japan on Wednesday, public broadcaster NHK reported.

ANA flight 71 from Tokyo's Haneda Airport was carrying about 200 people and no injuries were reported, NHK said.

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The smoke, seen coming from the wing area after it landed, subsided when the engines stopped, it said.

The smoke may have resulted from an oil leakage, NHK said. It said an indicator in the cockpit showed a loss of oil pressure in a system that controls the aircraft.

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One of the two runways at New Chitose Airport was closed after the incident.

ANA officials were not immediately available for comment.

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In January, a Japan Airlines flight and a Coast Guard plane collided and burst into flames at Haneda Airport.

All 379 passengers and crew members were evacuated from the JAL plane and survived. The pilot of the Coast Guard plane was injured and five crew members were killed.

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Published April 24th, 2024 at 15:53 IST