A passenger jet crash-landed at Miami Worldwide Airport Tuesday, inflicting a fireplace and prompting three folks to hunt medical consideration for minor accidents, officers stated.
The Crimson Air flight from the Dominican capital, Santo Domingo, caught hearth whereas touchdown, which was captured on video.
It had 126 folks on board, however solely three folks suffered accidents, which have been described as minor, the Miami-Dade Fireplace Rescue Division stated.
“Fireplace crews have positioned the fireplace beneath management and are mitigating gasoline spillage,” the division tweeted.
Miami Worldwide Airport stated the plane’s entrance touchdown gear collapsed, apparently inflicting the fireplace.
Flight monitoring web site FlightAware recognized the plane as a twin-engine McDonnell Douglas MD-82. The 2-hour flight was 42 minutes late after taking off 36 minutes previous its scheduled departure time, the positioning reviews.
It reported a touchdown time of 5:38 p.m.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the touchdown concerned a “runway tour.” Its investigators have been anticipated to be on-scene Wednesday, it stated.
The crash touchdown prompted some flight delays Tuesday night time, the Miami airport stated.