On 21 November, a Philippine Airlines Boeing 777-300 (RP-C775) operated flight PR113 between Los Angeles, United States and Manila, Philippines. Just after take-off, the right hand engine suffered an engine failure (most likely a compressor stall). The aircraft headed back to Los Angeles and safely landed just under 15 minutes after its initial departure, emergency services awaited the aircraft but were released shortly after.
A social media user and a passenger uploaded the following video on Twitter
VIDEO A passenger on board Philippine Airlines #PR113 captured flames shooting from the plane’s right engine shortly after depature from Los Angeles. This appears to indicate an engine failure (compressor stall) & not an engine fire. The flight to Manila returned safely to LAX. pic.twitter.com/ezp2WpzQaU
— Tom Podolec Aviation (@TomPodolec) November 22, 2019
A spotter at LAX took the following pictures
Caught on camera: compressor stall on departure, 777-300ER Philippine Airlines (RP-C7775), flight #PR113 to Manila. 342 passengers & crew on-board, the aircraft returned and landed safely. Photos: Yochai Mossi. @jonostrower @AirlineFlyer @brandonsblog @AeroimagesChris @JacdecNew pic.twitter.com/EY3efeKCDl
— Aeronews (@AeronewsGlobal) November 22, 2019