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Passengers flee burning jet on runway

Passengers evacuate from a plane on fire at Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida  Photo: Andres Gallego/AFP

Passengers evacuate from a plane on fire at Fort Lauderdale airport, Florida Photo: Andres Gallego/AFP

Associated Press

Smoke billows from a Dynamic Airways Boeing 767 after an engine burst into flames while the plane was taxiing for takeoff at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Dania Beach on Thursday. Passengers were forced to use inflatable emergency slides to exit the plane, which was bound for Caracas, Venezuela. Fifteen people were injured, one seriously. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

Passengers flee burning jet on runway 10/29/15 [Last modified: Thursday, October 29, 2015 10:14pm]
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