Miami plane crash – live: Aircraft of 126 crash lands at International Airport as video captures passengers fleeing

Airplane Emergency at Miami International Airport

A plane carrying 126 people caught fire when its landing gear collapsed on the runway at Miami International Airport, officials say.

The dramatic incident happened when a Red Air flight arrived from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Miami-Dade Department of Aviation spokesman Greg Chin said.

According to the authorities, three people were slightly injured and taken to hospital for treatment. The remaining passengers were bussed from the crash site to the terminal.

The plane was arriving from Santo Domingo around 5:30 p.m. when the incident occurred.

The aircraft appears to have come to rest near a grassy area beside the runway.

Some flights have been delayed due to the fire, airport officials said.

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“I thought I was going to die”

Passengers share the horrifying experience as they recount the crash landing of their plane at Miami International Airport.

“I thought I was going to die,” Paola Garcia told 7 News. “All the windows were smashed, and someone like that broke their leg and arm,” she said, adding that she ran for the exit as soon as the plane came to a stop. and headed for the tarmac as black smoke billowed. “I started running and I jumped, and I thought it was going to explode.”

Video shows a plane at Miami International Airport after making an emergency landing, in this screenshot obtained by Reuters

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“I saw the fire, I saw the smoke. It was dark, actually,” said another passenger, Paolo Delgado. “Then there was like an apparent smell or something. People were like, screaming all around. I don’t know, like panic.

Namita Sing |June 22, 2022 4:41 a.m.

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The evacuation of the plane criticized by the head of emergencies

ICYMI: Steven Kuhr, took to Twitter to criticize the evacuation of the Red Air flight from Miami International Airport.

“Luggage and roller bags on the tarmac. Unacceptable. Evacuation should be assessed by @NTSBsaid Mr. Kuhr, whose Twitter biography lists him as an emergency manager.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 04:36

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Video shows terrified passengers fleeing Miami plane crash fire

ICYMI: Passengers screamed and ran from the scene of a fiery plane crash at Miami International Airport, video shows.

Just before 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, a Red Air flight from the Dominican Republic suffered a landing gear failure on arrival, sending a plane with 126 people skidding onto runway nine at the MIA.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 04:02

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Last photo of the Miami airport crash

A Red Air plane that caught fire after the front landing gear collapsed on landing is seen at Miami International Airport in Miami, after arriving from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Tuesday, June 21 2022. The remains of a radar tower can be seen wrapped around the plane’s wing.

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Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 03:36

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Plane carrying 126 people catches fire after landing gear collapses on Miami runway

ICYMI: A plane carrying 126 people caught fire when its landing gear collapsed on the runway at Miami International Airport, officials say.

The dramatic incident happened when a Red Air flight arrived from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Miami-Dade Department of Aviation spokesman Greg Chin said.

According to the authorities, three people were slightly injured and taken to hospital for treatment. The remaining passengers were bussed from the crash site to the terminal.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 03:01

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An aircraft destroyed the radar tower in an incident

The Red Air plane collided with several objects during the incident and rolled away from the runaway into the grassy area between the runway and the taxiway, according to WSVN.

A radar tower that was in its path was swept away by the aircraft, with debris from the tower visibly wrapped around the aircraft’s right wing.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 02:34

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What is Red Air, the Dominican airline whose plane crashed at Miami airport?

Red Air is one of the region’s newest airlines. The Dominican Republic-based company launched in fall 2021 – seeking to challenge other low-cost airlines by offering relatively affordable flights between the United States and the Caribbean country.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 02:02

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Passengers flee the crash site as firefighters tackle the blaze

Passengers on the Red Air flight seized their luggage and fled the scene of the crash, dramatic videos show on social media.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 1:26 a.m.

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Miami firefighters tackle the blaze

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue took to Twitter and posted details of the dramatic incident.

Graeme MassieJune 22, 2022 1:19 a.m.

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