Propeller of PAL plane explodes after takeoff

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 18 2013 01:51 PM | Updated as of Sep 18 2013 09:51 PM

MANILA - A Philippine Airlines flight from Davao City was delayed after its right engine propeller exploded Tuesday night.

Because of the delay, PAL checked in its 30 passengers bound for Cebu at the Pinnacle Hotel in Davao City.

Report shows the plane had already taken off when the propeller exploded.

The pilot then decided to turn back and land at the Davao International Airport.

There were no reported casualties in the incident.

Authorities have yet to identify the cause of the explosion.