Fire in Cockpit Cancels Flight
What: Egyptair Boeing 777-200 en route from Cairo Egypt to Jeddah Saudi Arabia
When: July 29 2011
Who: 291 passengers, 7 hospitalized
Why: After passengers boarded but before takeoff, the cockpit experienced a fire. Smoke leaked into the cabin, but luggage was intact.
Passengers exited via sides, with five injuries resulting. Two firemen were hospitalized with smoke inhalation.