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Florida: Plane catches fire at Fort Lauderdale airport

A still image from a handout video footage by Mike Dupuy of the blaze. Credit: REUTERS/Mike Dupuy/

Passengers have been forced to evacuate a Dynamic International Airways plane after it apparently caught fire on the runway in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

NBC News Miami reports that the Federal Aviation Administration said the plane had experienced a fuel leak before takeoff at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The aircraft, a Boeing 767, was headed for Venezuela, according to reports.


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