PAL flight PR-113 makes emergency landing in LAX

Aviation Updates Philippines – A Philippine Airlines flight from Los Angeles, California to Manila, Philippines made an emergency landing at the departure airport's Runway 25L after about 12 minutes from take-off.
LOOK: The actual photo of the engine surge which affected PR-113 earlier today. Photo from Yochai Mossi - Aeronews
Flight PR-113, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER (with registry RP-C7775), was carrying 342 passengers and 18 crew members when the right-hand engine surged which emitted flames and smoke upon initial climbout from Runway 25R at around 11:48am (Pacific standard time).

Philippine Airlines, through a statement, reassured the public that all passengers of the flight were safe and deplaned via regular air stairs.

"We greatly appreciate the calmness and patience of our PR113 passengers, who cooperated well with our cabin crew during the flight and the emergency landing," it said.

The passengers and crew of the affected flight were given hotel accommodations as well as food and drinks.

The airline said: "We likewise recognize and appreciate the calm professionalism exhibited by our experienced flight and cabin crew, headed by Captain Triston Simeon and Purser Joanne Marie Dirige, in executing the unscheduled landing and taking care of our passengers."