Container catches fire while being loaded into B777

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Container catches fire while being loaded into B777

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Postby great dane » Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:33 pm

Cargo container catches fire while being loaded into American Airlines B777

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Cargo container catches fire while being loaded into an American Airline plane at Hong Kong International Airport.
An American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER flight #AA192 scheduled depart Hong Kong at 6.10pm to los Angeles was delayed due to cargo hold fire. The indecent occurred around 5.pm local time on Tuesday 9 October 2017.
A worker reported injured while escaping the scene.



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Re: Container catches fire while being loaded into B777

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Postby Raffles » Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:25 pm

:yikes: What was in the container? It appears to be a cargo container, not baggage. IMHO cargo should not be carried on passenger flights for this exact reason.

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Re: Container catches fire while being loaded into B777

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Postby Bell 407 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:15 pm

That's not good to see. Lucky not happened whilst up in the air :thinking:

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Postby Raffles » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:32 am

Apparently it was the cargo loader that caught fire or set the pallet contents on fire.


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