The California airport lit up a Southwest Airlines plane with 139 passengers on Board

The California airport lit up a Southwest Airlines plane with 139 passengers on Board

On Monday at about 22:30 Airport John Wayne Santa Ana, CA, the plane caught fire. On Board the flight Southwest Airlines there were 139 passengers and 5 crew members.

Fortunately for them, the ground staff noticed smoke flowing from the rear of the aircraft. At this point, it just drove through the gates.

The California airport lit up a Southwest Airlines plane with 139 passengers on Board

People quickly evacuated and the fire was extinguished. As it turned out, the fire originated in the auxiliary power unit.

At the airport reported that no one was seriously hurt in the emergency. Several people received minor injuries and needed no hospitalization.

Representatives of the airport also added that flight No. 2123 had to fly to San Jose.

Due to a fire believed to be in the auxiliary power unit, the SW crew decided to evacuate the plane. 139 passengers and 5 crew members. A few minor injuries and no one was transported. Fire is out.

— John Wayne Airport (@JohnWayneAir) February 13, 2018

In an hour The John Wayne Airport went back to work in normal mode.

Note that in November last year, a similar incident occurred in Detroit. At that time the passenger saw the accident from illuminator hot wing before the takeoff, and saved himself and companions.

 

 

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