Video/Photos: Plane carrying 141 people burst into flames after landing in Peru
been involved in an accident at the Francisco Carlie Airport in Jauja, Peru
flight from the capital, Lima, to Jauja, swerved off the runway and burst into
flames upon its arrival at the airport around 4:30 pm on Tuesday local time.
passengers on board suffered any severe injuries from the crash, saying that
all travellers were safely evacuated from the aeroplane.
including a child, were wounded in the event.
high winds, while another report claimed the flame was caused by an exploding
had possibly started when the plane’s wing scraped the runway.
couldn’t stop on the runway and they made a maneuver to stop it with the wing
and that appears to have caused the fire.