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Flight Aborted at JFK When Fire Breaks Out in Landing Gear

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    Flight Aborted at JFK When Fire Breaks Out in Landing Gear

    A Delta flight leaving JFK aborted takeoff on the runway when its gears caught fire, officials say. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Delta flight No. 420, a Boeing B763, experienced a main landing gear fire at JFK Airport, the FAA says

    • The plane left the runway while emergency responders attended to the fire and passengers were taken off the aircraft via mobile stairs

    • No injuries were reported and the Port Authority says there were no flight disruptions

    A Delta flight leaving JFK Airport aborted takeoff on the runway when its gears caught fire, officials say.

    Delta flight No. 420, a Boeing B767, 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. 

    No injuries were reported and the Port Authority says there were no flight disruptions. 

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