Video: Plane’s captain praises passengers following emergency landing

A statement from the airline notes that the pilot and his crew ‘were in control of the situation at all times.’

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:

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