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In India, nearly burned down the plane with 250 passengers. PE and the airport of Manila

July 26 2008
11:41

In the capital of India, Indira Gandhi airport, there was a serious aviation incident. In the minutes before takeoff airliner Indian Airlines plane have started a fire in one of the engines. On board at that time there were 252 people, started to panic - but rescuers arrived on time.

Thanks to the skillful actions of employees of operational services of the airport, people could quickly be evacuated from blazing plane - on an inflatable ramp, right on the runway. As a result of the incident no one was hurt. Now the investigation has two versions of what happened. One by one, the engine flew a bird. According to another - the pilot, for whatever reason, pulled up at a moment when the plane prepared for takeoff, causing a spark from entering the chassis. On this broadcast "News".

A few hours earlier there was another accident, a plane flying from London to Melbourne was forced to make an emergency landing because of the newly formed giant hole in the fuselage. There was depressurized the cabin, all were given oxygen masks. But the pilot managed to get to the airport in Manila, where Boeing successfully mounted.

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