379 Passengers Safe After Japan Airlines Crash at Tokyo Haneda Airport

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After a Japan Airlines collided on approach at Tokyo Haneda Airport, all 379 passengers were evacuated while the plane is in flames.

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A Japan Airlines Airbus 350 jet at Tokyo Haneda airport is seen in flames after a crash landing on Tuesday evening after the aircraft collided with a Japan Coast Guard plane. The plane’s identification number is JA13XJ.

An official said: A Miracle just happened at Tokyo Haneda Airport

Japan Airlines Flight JL 516 from Shin Chitose, near Sapporo, Hokkaido, possibly collided with a Japanese Coast Guard aircraft at Haneda Airport. It is reported that all 400 passengers onboard this packed domestic JL flight were successfully evacuated and safe.

The airport fire department is on the scene desperately trying to extinguish the flames.

It appears despite the crash and a tremendous fire some flight operations at Haneda airport are continuing.
After every passenger was able to escape a Japan Airlines crew said:

“I don’t think that one’s gonna be taking to the skies again !!”

Haneda Airport officially known as Tokyo International Airport, and sometimes referred to as Tokyo Haneda Airport or Haneda International Airport, is one of two international airports serving the Greater Tokyo Area, the other one being Narita International Airport.

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379 Passengers Safe After Japan Airlines Crash at Tokyo Haneda Airport

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. serves as Japan’s national airline and is based in Shinagawa, Tokyo. The airline’s primary operational centers encompass Narita International Airport and Haneda Airport in Tokyo, along with Kansai International Airport and Itami Airport in Osaka.

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WHAT TO TAKE AWAY FROM THIS ARTICLE:

  • Haneda Airport officially known as Tokyo International Airport, and sometimes referred to as Tokyo Haneda Airport or Haneda International Airport, is one of two international airports serving the Greater Tokyo Area, the other one being Narita International Airport.
  • A Japan Airlines Airbus 350 jet at Tokyo Haneda airport is seen in flames after a crash landing on Tuesday evening after the aircraft collided with a Japan Coast Guard plane.
  • Video captures passengers escaping a burning Japan Airlines plane on the runway of Tokyo's Haneda Airport after it landed and burst into flames.

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Juergen T Steinmetz

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1977).
He founded eTurboNews in 1999 as the first online newsletter for the global travel tourism industry.

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