Boeing 737 with 140+ on board veers off runway, bursts into flames after landing in Peru

Posted on by Diwas Pokhrel
29 March 2017 – Source RT
A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737 jet with 141 passengers on board has veered off the runway, bursting into flames upon landing at the Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru.

Peruvian Airlines’ Boeing 737-300, registration number OB-2036, was involved in an accident and caught fire upon landing at the Francisco Carle Airport around 4:30 pm local time, the company has confirmed.

Peru Plane Runway Flames

Following the crash landing, the airport’s emergency crews rushed to the scene to help evacuate the people. Firefighters from Company 48 also arrived from Jauja.

The Director of Civil Aeronautics, Juan Pavic, confirmed that everyone was brought out safely. He also indicated that the certificates of both the pilots and the airplane was in order, local media reports.

 

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