VIDEO: 3 Hospitalized After Plane Catches Fire Landing at Florida Airport

  • Source: WTVJ-TV NBC 6 Miami
  • Published: 06/22/2022 12:00 AM

A plane carrying 126 people caught fire after landing at Miami International Airport Tuesday, leaving three people hospitalized with minor injuries. Red Air Flight 203 from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, had landed around 5:30 p.m. when the landing gear in the nose of the plane collapsed, Miami International Airport officials said. Footage showed the plane skidding down the runway on its belly before catching fire, sending large plumes of black smoke into the air The MD-82 jetliner was carrying 126 people, and three were taken to the hospital for minor injuries, officials said. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said when crews arrived they found one of the plane's wings on fire. Firefighters were able to quickly get the fire under control and searched the plane to make sure no one was left onboard.


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