A Delta flight leaving Kennedy Airport aborted takeoff on the runway when its gears caught fire, officials say
Delta flight no. 420, a Boeing B763, experienced a main landing gear fire just before 7:30 p.m., according to the FAA.
The plane left the runway at Taxiway A while emergency responders attended to the fire and passengers were taken off the aircraft via mobile stairs.
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Mon., 10/1, JFK Airport; Delta aircraft aborted take off, reported gear fire. Port Authority Police Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (ARFF) Unit on scene. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ#PAPD#JFKAIRPORTpic.twitter.com/R1dBpwihcM
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Source : Nbcnewyork