According to reports, an American Airlines flight caught fire Friday, causing passengers to evacuate on the runway of Chicago’s O’Hare airport.
NBC reports that, according to the FAA, the Miami-bound flight lost a chunk of its tire, forcing pilots to abort the takeoff. Strangely, American Airlines reportedly claims the plane had an engine malfunction. Lies? A coverup? How deep does this thing go? Here’s what I know—that’s a burning plane:
The plane’s 161 passengers reportedly deplaned via a chute. According to Reuters, the airline says seven passengers and one flight attendant were injured in the incident.