Cathay Pacific A333 near Denpasar on Sep 25th 2015, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: September 25, 2015 / 12:43:30 GMT/Zulu time
Passenger reported there was a huge bang, the right hand engine emitted streaks of flames and the cabin went dark/lights in the cabin extinguished.
The airline confirmed the right hand engine suffered a failure causing sparks but denied passenger and media reports the engine had been on fire, the engine was shut down as result of the failure. The passengers have been taken to hotels until a replacement aircraft arrives to take them to Hong Kong.
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