Moments after landing, a plane full of passengers in Egypt erupted in flames, but a speedy emergency response and an ample amount of luck averted tragedy.
The Ukrainian SkyUp flight was taxiing across the tarmac at Sharm el-Sheikh Airport on Saturday when the left landing gear caught fire, The Sun reports. Apparently, hydraulic fluid leaked onto the brakes, which were still hot.
At the time, there were 196 people on the plane, including passengers and crew. . .
Emergency crews quickly arrived to douse the fire, and there were no reported injuries. (Read more from “Plane Erupts in Flames With 196 People Aboard” HERE)