28 May '16, 1am

About 300 evacuated after Korean Air plane catches fire

About 300 evacuated after Korean Air plane catches fire

TOKYO • About 300 passengers and crew members were evacuated from a Korean Air Boeing 777 at Tokyo's Haneda Airport in dramatic scenes after one of the engines caught fire, officials said yesterday. TV footage from the airport showed the plane, which was bound for South Korea's Gimpo International, surrounded by red fire trucks and with the area around its left wing doused in foam. The plane's inflatable emergency evacuation slides had all been deployed. "The flight had a fire in Engine No. 1," said a Korean Air spokesman. "The plane bound to Gimpo Airport from Haneda had 302 passengers and 17 crew members on board. (The) fire was put out." Smoke was seen coming from the plane as it was about to take off at around 11.40am, officials from the Japanese Transportation Ministry and the airport said. Passengers and crew were evacuated and there were no reported serious injuries...

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