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Qantas Flight Mayday: Can a Plane Normally Fly on Just One Engine?

You may have seen the news Qantas flight 144 from Auckland landed safely in Sydney yesterday after the pilot was forced to shut down one engine and issue a mayday call while flying over the Pacific Ocean. The plane was reportedly a ten-year-old, twin-jet Boeing 737 and was carrying 145 passengers, all of whom disembarked ...

Troy Oakes

Qantas Boeing 767 taxis on the runway.