Posted on 12/09/2022 in Transport Fire Safety 2022
Miami plane crash landing fire

126 people escaped with no major injuries when RED Air MD-80 crash landed and caught fire at Miami International Airport 21st June 2022. Information suggests that a tire burst then landing gear collapsed, the plane landed on the fuselage ending in grass near the runway, and a fire started in the wing. The fire was contained and all passengers escaped with only a few minor injuries. All materials used in aircraft are subject to very demanding fire performance requirements.

“Plane catches on fire at Miami International Airport after landing gear collapses; 3 injured”, Associated Press

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