August 5, 2009 / 11:31 AM / 10 years ago

Eight hurt on Spanish jet at Paris airport

MADRID, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Eight people aboard a jet operated by Spanish airline Vueling VULG.MC were slightly hurt on Wednesday when one of its engines caught fire before it was due to take off from Paris’s Orly airport, the airline said.

The plane was evacuated after the fire began on the Airbus A320’s EAD.PA right engine at 10.36 a.m. (0836 GMT), as it taxied from the terminal, Vueling said in a communique.

It did not specify whether those hurt were passengers or crew. A replacement jet was due to continue the flight to Alicante in Spain, it said.

Reporting by Jason Webb; Editing by David Cowell

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below