Friday, 12 October 2007

Eygptian Airline catches fire whilst landing

An Eygptian owned aircraft caught fire whilst making an emergency landing at Istanbul's International airport.

Luckily the fire was put out quickly and there were no fatalities.

It's thought the plane suffered a technical problem and the landing gear wasn't functioning.

The fire was caused by the plane landing on its main body with 156 passengers onboard and seven crew. The aircraft was on its way to Warsaw.

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