Plane In Flames At Tokyo Airport After Colliding With Another Aircraft

The plane had arrived from Japan’s Sapporo Airport

A Japan Airlines airplane was on Tuesday seen in flames on the runway of Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. 

The cause of the incident was not immediately clear, but media reports said that the plane, which had arrived from Japan’s Sapporo Airport, collided with a coastguard aircraft.

More than 70 fire engines were deployed to douse the fire

More than 70 fire engines were deployed to douse the fire
Photo Credit: AFP

A Japan Airlines plane seen in flames on the runway of Tokyos Haneda Airport

A Japan Airlines plane seen in flames on the runway of Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

Rescue workers trying to douse the fire after a Japan Airlines airplane caught fire

Rescue workers trying to douse the fire after a Japan Airlines airplane caught fire

The footage showed orange flames coming out of windows and the airplane’s nose on the ground as rescue workers sprayed it.

The images also showed the aircraft moving briskly along the runway at the Haneda Airport, one of the world’s busiest, before an explosion burst from beneath it.

The plane seen in orange flames

The plane is seen in orange flames

Burning debris was also seen on the runway

Burning debris was also seen on the runway

The Airbus reportedly collided with a coastguard aircraft

The Airbus reportedly collided with a coastguard aircraft

According to the latest reports, all 379 people on board the plane have been evacuated.

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