A passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing on Monday after one of its engines exploded just half an hour after the takeoff from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.

The shocking footage shows one of the four engines on the British Aerospace RJ-85 hanging loose after blowout and people on the plane fearing for their lives.

After the alarming incident, the pilot decided to return to Manas International Airport in the Kyrgyz capital and successfully landed the damaged plane.

The video also shows relieved passengers as the plane touched down and they saw fire services rushing to the aircraft.

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