30-yr-old plane caught fire while departing Fort Lauderdale airport

October 29, 2015
The Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767 carrier that caught fire at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida on Thursday.

A plane today caught fire as it was taxiing for departure at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida.

The Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767 carrier was bound for Caracas, Venezuela.

A Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States told US media that the crew of an aircraft travelling behind the Dynamic International Airways saw fuel leaking from the plane before it caught fire

Pictures and videos posted on social media also show black smoke coming from the plane.

 Passengers evacuated via slides on the taxiway. A few of them were injured and had to be taken to hospital.

The plane is said to be 30 years old and was previously owned by several other airlines. 

It is not clear how many passengers were on board. 

 

 

 

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