Kalitta Air B747 Suffers Engine BackFire During Landing

A Kalitta Air Boeing 747-441 suffered a minor engine 3 backfire while landing at East Midlands Airport in the UK on September 30th.
According to AvHerald reports that shortly after the aircraft's 32-year-old registration N741CK, which was performing freight flight K4330 between Leipzig, Germany and East Midlands (UK), touched down at runway 27, it experienced flashes of flames and a loud bang coming from its CF6 engine.

Below is a video showing the flames emitted by the engine. The aircraft was able to roll out and taxied to the apron while the engine was still running. The runway inspection was performed by emergency services, focusing on the area around runway 27's touchdown zone.

The plane is still on the ground in East Midlands 24 hours after it landed.

The Loadstar was informed by East Midlands Airport that a 747 cargo plane belonging to Kalitta Air had a technical problem landing at East Midlands Airport (EMA). The flight was able to land safely at EMA without any intervention from the airport staff.

Kalitta Air Boeing 747-441F (N741CK), built in 1989) suffered engine failures upon landing. Engine #3 experienced engine malfunctions on landing on runway 27 at East Midlands Intl AP, (EGNX), UK. This was after flight #K4330 to Leipzig. https://t.co/46D2jEtAMV pic.twitter.com/mhCCPBcoRe JACDEC (@JacdecNew) October 1, 2021

Cover photo by Tony Johnson via twitter