Plane On Fire In Fort Lauderdale, Yachting Capital Of The World [VIDEO]

Author: Eliott C. McLaughlin
Date: October 30, 2015

The engine of a Boeing 767 carrying 101 people caught fire as the plane taxied for departure Thursday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, officials said. It was bound for Caracas, Venezuela.

Seventeen people were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, according to a spokeswoman there. Among those transported were a child and a trauma patient. Two of the 17 had been treated and discharged as of Thursday

"ENGINE IS ON FIRE! ENGINE IS ON FIRE!" Listen to the tense moments from the control tower communicating with the cockpit when a plane caught fire at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport.

Posted by WSVN-TV on Thursday, October 29, 2015

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