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Plane Catches Fire at Florida Airport

At least 7 injured
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 29, 2015 1:10 PM CDT
Plane Catches Fire at Florida Airport
The scene.   (YouTube)

Seven people were injured when a Boeing 767 caught on fire as it was taxiing for departure at Florida's Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Thursday, NBC Miami reports. Dynamic Airways Flight 405 was scheduled to depart for Caracas, Venezuela, when the incident took place; all flights in and out of the airport were suspended afterward. Three of the injured were taken to hospitals. Details are scant, but a plane behind Flight 405 reported that the Boeing 767 was leaking fuel. (More fire stories.)

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