AIRCRAFT WITH 367 PEOPLE ON BOARD IN FLAMES AFTER COLLISION AT TOKYO AIRPORT
Written by Oyebamiji Idowu on January 2, 2024
Panic gripped Tokyo’s Haneda Airport today as a Japan Airlines aircraft burst into flames on the runway following a suspected collision with a Coast Guard plane. At least 367 passengers were onboard, sparking a dramatic emergency response.
Live footage captured harrowing scenes of flames engulfing the windows of the stricken aircraft. While initial reports indicated a possible collision, the exact cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Fortunately, quick action by emergency crews ensured the safe evacuation of all passengers. No injuries have been reported as of yet. The aircraft, originating from Shin-Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, remains on fire, with rescue efforts currently underway.
Authorities have shut down the affected runway, leading to significant disruptions at the airport. Passengers are advised to check with their airlines for updated flight information.
This developing story will be updated as more details become available. Stay tuned for further information on the cause of the incident, the extent of damage, and potential delays at Haneda Airport.