Plane Crash in China: The big news is coming from Chongqing, China. According to media reports, the Tibet Airlines plane at the airport slipped on the runway during takeoff, due to which the plane caught fire.
According to the sources, 113 passengers and 9 crew members were present in the plane when the accident happened. All 113 passengers and crew members on board have been successfully evacuated. According to Global Times, some passengers have also suffered minor injuries.
A Tibet Airlines plane caught fire as it landed off the runway in China's southwest city of Chongqing, injuring several people. Giving information about the accident, the official news agency 'Xinhua' said that 113 passengers and nine crew members were onboard the plane going to Tibet. All the people have been evacuated from the aircraft and the injured have been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Here, airport sources said that at least 25 people have been injured in the accident. According to the news of the state-run China Global Television Network (CGTN), the exact number of casualties is not yet known.
Hong Kong's South China Morning Post reported that a video released by China Central Television (CCTV) showed flames and black smoke billowing from the front of a Tibet Airlines plane at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport.
In a video released by 'China Central Television' (CCTV), people can be seen leaving the plane through the back door in chaos. CCTV said the fire has been brought under control and the runway has been kept closed for the time being.
The plane was about to leave for Nyingchi in Tibet when it caught fire. The incident is being investigated.
Let us tell you that this is the second plane crashed in China in recent weeks. The Boeing 737 plane crashed on March 12, killing all 132 people on board.