Tue, Aug 02, 2005
No Word Yet On Injuries At Toronto's Pearson Airport
ANN REAL TIME NEWS: 1812 EDT -- CNN reports all
passengers survived after an Air France Airbus A340 skidded off the
end of the runway in Toronto, Tuesday, broke apart and burst into
1805 EDT -- There have been at least "some" casualties
aboard an Air France Airbus A340 after it skidded off the runway
and burst into flames upon landing at Toronto's Pearson
AM 680 Radio reported at least two explosions amid the
fire. The Canadian radio station said two groups of passengers had
been evacuated from the burning aircraft, but some passengers could
later be seen climbing from emergency exits.
The A340 carried 252 passengers and
1707 EDT -- An Air France Airbus A340 landing at Pearson
International Airport in Toronto Tuesday, apparently ran off the
end of the runway and into a wooded area, where the aircraft began
Initial reports from the scene indicated the aircraft had landed
in the midst of a heavy thunderstorm.
Stay with ANN for continued updates on this breaking story.
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