A flight scheduled from Beijing to Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, landed safely Thursday afternoon in Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport after a suspected engine failure midway, according to the Sichuan Airlines.

The flight crew started emergency response procedures upon detecting the problem, and informed the air traffic control, airport and the Sichuan airline for coordinated disposal, the airline said.

The flight landed safely at the airport at 2:47 p.m.