Nov 28 A United Airlines jetliner carried out a
"normal" landing at San Francisco airport after turning back
shortly after leaving for Tokyo, according to air traffic
control conversations monitored on specialist website
Making contact with the tower, the pilot of United Flight
837 said moments earlier that he planned to make a "normal"
landing, according to the web stream.
The pilot afterwards told controllers his aircraft had
suffered a "compressor stall" in one of its engines. According
to flightradar24, a flight tracking service, the aircraft is a
four-engined Boeing 747.
(Reporting by Tim Hepher in Paris; editing by Diane Craft)