(Huffington Post) A plane caught fire on the tarmac of Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday afternoon, sending panicked passengers fleeing for the exits and covering their mouths as smoke seeped into the cabin.
At least seven passengers and one flight attendant sustained minor injuries, Reuters reported.
American Airlines Flight 383 blew a tire and pilots stopped short of taking off, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The plane experienced an engine malfunction, American Airlines representatives said. The cause is still under investigation.
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