Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Toronto - fire on Air France jet

Reports in the last hour say a plane has been involved in a major incident just outside Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Air France flight 358 apparently [16:03 local time] skidded off the runway as it arrived from Charles de Gaulle Airport. It landed on runway 24. As it came to rest some 200 metres beyond the end of the runway a fire broke out. It is believed all of the 297 passengers and 12 crew were evacuated safely. Only minor injuries to some 14 passengers are reported. There are reports of lightning stormsat the time of the incident.
[22:15 GMT/UTC 02/08/2005]

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