Airplane Catches Fire After Landing At The Miami International Airport; 3 Injured

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 6:33 PM GMT-5

A commercial airplane that departed from Santa Domingo on Tuesday, June 21, reportedly caught fire after landing at the Miami International Airport at about 5:30 p.m.

According to a statement released by the airport, RED Air Flight #203 had its landing gear in the nose of the plane collapse, which is the suspected reason for the fire. They further updated that first responders were able to get the fire under control, however, other flights may have been delayed as a result.

A total of 140 passengers were on board, including 10 crew members. The Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue updated that three people suffered injuries, whereby two were transported to the Jackson West Hospital and the other to the Jackson Memorial Hospital.

An investigation is expected to be done by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) by today, June 22.

The below video was reportedly recorded by a passenger on the flight, which shows persons being evacuated from the blazing aircraft:

A picture of RED Air Flight #203 in flames can be seen below:

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