Wednesday, January 23, 2008

The China Airlines plane explodes in flames at Naha airport in Okinawa , Japan

All 165 passengers and crew successfully evacuated a Boeing jet today, moments before it burst into flames.
The China Airlines plane near the Naha airport terminal building in Okinawa , Japan . A spokesman for the Taiwanese airline said the Boeing 737 caught alight after it skidded on the tarmac on its way to a gate after landing. "The fire started when the left engine exploded a minute after the aircraft entered the parking spot," the transport ministry official AhihikoTamura said.

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