May 22, 2022, 20:21

    Fire crews race to blazing plane with huge plumes of smoke after skidding on runway – World News

    Fire crews race to blazing plane with huge plumes of smoke after skidding on runway – World News

    Fire crews have been seen desperately trying to put out a huge blaze onboard a plane at a Chinese airport.

    The plane could be seen with smoke billowing above it as a blaze ripped through the front of it.

    The reported Tibet Airlines A319 skidded on the runway at Chong Qing international airport as it tried to take off at around 8am.

    A video showed panicking passengers hurriedly running away from the plane on Thursday morning.

    More footage later shows fire engines with long hoses tackling the blaze.

    Footage shows people hurriedly leaving the plane with it on fire

    The plane caught fire as it skidded on the runway

    There were 113 on board the plane and that everybody got out in time with several minor injuries but no deaths, tweeted ChinaAviationReview.

    The plane was due to fly from Chong Quing to Lhasa before catching fire and the airport is currently closed to incoming flights.

    Tibet Airlines regional office in Chong Qing reportedly stated: "There has been an incident which is still under investigation. Any new information will be provided by the company."

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