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SkyUp Airlines Boeing landing gear bursts into flame after landing in Egypt

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | November 10, 2019
Airport maintenance staff rushed to put out a fire on a passenger plane’s landing gear shortly after it arrived in Egypt.
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Landing   SkyUp Airlines was on fire
The aircraft, belonging to Ukrainian low-cost SkyUp Airlines, had some trouble while landing in Sharm El Sheikh, a popular Red Sea resort.

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Just as the plane finished taxiing on the tarmac, the landing gear on its left side suddenly burst into flames. The bright fire raged for about a minute before airport staff put it out with fire extinguishers.

None of the 196 people on board were hurt, the airline said. A fuel leak is believed to be the reason of the fire.

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