Korean Air Plane Catches Fire at Japan’s Haneda Airport

Monday, May 30, 2016
By George Hatcher

korean airKorean Air flight KE-2708 rejected take off from Haneda Airport in Japan, on May 27th.

The Boeing 777-300 was accelerating to take off for Gimpo International Airport, South Korea, when an engine fire broke out. The crew rejected take off and evacuated the aircraft.

There were 319 people aboard, including 302 passengers and 17 crew members; 12 of them were injured and were taken to hospitals.

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