An Airbus A320neo has crashed on take-off from Peru’s Jorge Chavez Airport.
Footage to shows a vehicle entering the active runway 16, as the aircraft was on take-off roll.
UPDATE The LATAM Airbus A320neo has been towed from the runway at Lima Airport with right wing supported by a truck.
UPDATE Two firefighters have been killed and one has been injured the Minister of Justice said.
Créditos a quien corresponda pic.twitter.com/m3d7ln7FPD
— Ronald Hinostroza (@ronaldsud) November 18, 2022
Involved aircraft is an Airbus A320neo (reg. CC-BHB).
Video suggests that multiple airport fire service vehicles crossed the active runway 16 immediately before the accelerating A320.
One truck collided with the right engine and wing resulting in a fire and a gear collapse.
— Roger García (@rogergarvi) November 18, 2022
After the collision, flight #LA2213 to Juliaca came to a stop on the runway and passengers were evacuated immediately.
LATAM Peru confirmed that flight LA2213 performing the Lima – Juliaca route, operated by LATAM Airlines Peru, suffered an accident on the ground. No passengers or crew members have been killed.