Airliner bursts into flames during takeoff

Airliner bursts into flames during takeoff

newsdesk |
May 12, 2022

A passenger plane gas caught fire during takeoff from an airport in southwestern China, with local officials stating one of its engines scraped the runway before bursting into flames.

New Delhi, 12 May 2022

As per news report of, a flight departing Chongqing Airport for the city of Nyingchi, on Thursday morning, encountered difficulty and veered off the runway, igniting one engine after briefly colliding with the tarmac. “There was an abnormality during the takeoff process and the takeoff was interrupted according to procedure. After deviating from the runway, the engine swiped the ground and caught fire,” local aviation officials said in a statement, noting that it “has now been extinguished.”

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