Fire on Plane Departing from John Wayne Airport Is Extinguished; ‘Few’ Minor Injuries Reported
The fire — which has since been put out — broke out on Southwest flight #2123, causing its emergency chutes to deploy, according to the airport. Evacuations slides were used to remove passengers and crew members from the plane, the airline said.
t was reported at about 7:30 p.m., Deanne Thompson, an airport spokeswoman, said.
"A few minor injuries" were reported by the airport in a tweet, although officials have not released further information about those — only saying no one was taken to a hospital for treatment.
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Posted: 13 Feb 2018 20:55:12