An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 headed from Sea-Tac Airport to Seoul, South Korea, landed successfully on one engine at Sea-Tac about 3:25 p.m. today after dumping fuel over Puget Sound.
The plane’s left engine apparently developed problems shortly after takeoff from Sea-Tac at 3:02 p.m.
The aircraft, Asiana Flight 271, carried 179 passengers and crew.
Witnesses on the plane’s takeoff path in Federal Way said they heard loud booms coming from the plane’s engine and saw flames coming from the left engine’s exhaust.
The pilot shut down the defective engine and circled near the airport dumping…