China Airlines Boeing Plane Catches Fire in Japan – Bloomberg
A China Airlines plane with 157 passengers on board caught fire after its right engine burst into flames and spread to its left engine at Naha airport in Okinawa, Japan, a popular beach resort. The passengers and crew were evacuated safely, the Taipei-based airline said.
The engines of the Boeing Co. 737-800 caught fire at about 10:35 a.m. after the plane had landed and while it was taxiing to the gate, Johnson Sun, a spokesman for Taipei-based China Airlines said. Terrorism was ruled out as a cause, he said….[Full Text]