Reuters photographer Beawiharta, onboard the aircraft with his wife and their three children, told the press that a stewardess informed passengers of the incident, giving way to collective prayer on the plane.
Thankfully, the prayer was short-lived, as the pilot successfully landed the aircraft.
Describing the incident, Beawiharta said:
“Within five minutes, as firefighters doused the damaged engine, we walked off the plane into the terminal.”
The airlines said in a statement of its crew: