Plane caught fire at Chicago airport America
An aeroplane at Ohare airport of Chicago America, caught fire when one of the tiers burst and whole plane was engulfed into fire flames. Plane was about to take off when the incident took place.
As per the information all the passengers on the board are safe, accept few ,who have sustained injuries. All the passengers were taken safely from the plane through the emergency gates of the plane. There were 170 people in the plane when it caught fire.
As per CNN , the incident occurred because of engine failure. CNN says right hand side engine of the American Airlines boeing 747 plane. American airline authorities made it clear that infact the flight number 383 was bound for Miami and one of the engines developed mechanical failure just before the takeoff. They further said all the nine crew members and 161 passengers are safe, only 20 of the passengers have been hospitalized.