A plane heading to Shanghai returned safely to Sydney after an in flight problem left a gaping hole in an engine casing. China Eastern Airlines told the crew on Flight 736 noticed damage to the air inlet on the left engine after take off Sunday evening and the captain decided to return. The airline told on its Sina Weibo micro blog that the plane landed safely and the airline was taking care of passengers’ needs. The Airbus A330 plane has 2 engines. Passengers said Australian media they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning. Passenger Ashley Beck said that after the passengers heard the loud noise, the crew started moving everyone from the left side of the plane.

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