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Passenger plane catches fire during takeoff in China
12/05/2022 05:18 PM | Click to read full article
A Tibet Airlines plane caught fire Thursday morning at China's Chongqing airport after going off the runway, state media reported, adding there had been some injuries among the passengers.
The Tibet-bound plane was carrying 113 passengers and nine crew members, state-run Xinhua news agency reported."A flight from Chongqing to Lhasa at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport overran the runway, causing the plane to catch fire," state broadcaster CCTV said.