Plane Catches Fire After Landing at Miami International Airport – NBC 6 South Florida

A plane carrying 126 people caught fire after landing at Miami International Airport Tuesday.

Red Air Flight 203 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, had landed around 5:30 pm when the landing gear in the nose of the plane collapsed, Miami International Airport officials said.

The plane was carrying 126 people, and three were taken to the hospital for minor injuries, officials said.

Viewer video shows a Red Air airplane on fire at Miami International Airport on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

The plane caught fire but it was quickly extinguished, officials said.

Footage from the scene showed the plane on its belly being doused with foam by firetrucks. Photos and videos posted on social media showed passengers nearby walking on the runway.

Some flights were delayed due to the fire, MIA officials said. Travelers were encouraged to check with their airlines for the latest flight information.

Passengers were being bussed from the plane to the terminal.

No other information was immediately known.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.


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