Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Landing plane catches fire passengers flee from burning window

A passenger plane crashed at HOUSTON . Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans were forced to slide down emergency chutes after a tire caught fire as the plane landed in Houston. According to the reports all the passengers are safe,only two minor injuries are reported.

the tire blew around 7:50 p.m. Tuesday as Flight 519 from New Orleans landed at Houston Hobby Airport. Minutes later, fire crews arrived to put out the fire, and the passengers jumped down an emergency slide evacuating the plane one at a time. The passengers stood in a grassy median until they were taken back to the terminal.
The crash video can be watched from here

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