Flight Turns Around on Account of Engine Sticking Out Side of Plane

There are some images that can make even the most frequent of flyers shiver.  Like this one:

a propeller on a plane

Whelp folks, looks like we’re going to have to turn back.

This photo is courtesy of this thread on reddit and the comments include some interesting commentary from real pilots and, well, some aerospace arm-chairing.

There’s some consensus that it appears to be a Cessna 402 and is Cape Air.  Oh, and that it has an engine sticking out from the side of it.


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