Plane with 196 people on board burns in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh airport
Ukrainian SkyUp Boeing 737-800 bursts into flame in Egypt airport
Airport maintenance staff had to rush to put out a fire on the plane’s landing gear just minutes after it landed in Egypt.
Just as the plane finished taxiing on the tarmac, the landing gear on its left side suddenly burst into flames. The bright fire raged for about a minute before airport staff put it out with fire extinguishers.
None of the 196 people on board were hurt, the airline said. A fuel leak is believed to be the reason of the fire.