FedEx plane fire and explosion on FLL runway #fortlauderdale Looks like landing gear collapse. Airport closed. pic.twitter.com/1vJDM0t3Ak
— Nicholas (@PreOwnedLife) October 28, 2016
A FedEx MD-10 (reg. N370FE, 44 years old) caught fire at Miami Fort Lauderdale airport. Due to the apparent damage and flaps position, the plane exited the runway after landing.
Footage shows fireball shooting from FedEx plane
New video shows fireball shooting from FedEx plane at Fort Lauderdale Int’l Airport; both pilots escaped. pic.twitter.com/DjxIPfDKf8
— ABC News (@ABC) October 28, 2016
- UPDATE 2237 UTC The main landing gear of FedEx flight #FX910 from Memphis collapsed on landing causing the fire.
- UPDATE 2227 UTC Part of the plane exploded while the plane was already stopped.
- UPDATE 2215 UTC Flames have been extinguished as the @FedEx plane sits off the runway.