UTAir 737 Landing Gear Catches Fire After Landing at Vnukovo [VIDEO]

Airnation.net Newswire

Airnation.net Newswire

A UTAir 737 plane caught fire after landing this morning at Vnukovo Airport in Stavropol (Russia).

‘The aircraft operated by UT air was carrying 140 people, but no injuries were reported. A TV crew travelling aboard the flight managed to capture the events as passengers were evacuated.

The left landing gear leg caught fire as the flight arrived from the southern Russian city of Stavropol.

Preliminary reports suggest the brake wheels were destroyed. The airport closed just before 8 am local time and reopened under two hours later once the Boeing 737 had been removed from the runway.’

Dramatic video shows passengers evacuating off the wing of the plane. There are no reports of injuries.



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