Plane Catches Fire After Landing at Miami Airport, 3 Injured

A jetliner carrying 126 people caught fire after landing at Miami International Airport when the front landing gear collapsed, but no serious injuries were reported.

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A Red Air plane that caught fire after the front landing gear collapsed upon landing is seen at Miami International Airport in Miami, after arriving from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)
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MIAMI (AP) — A jetliner carrying 126 people caught fire after landing Tuesday at Miami International Airport when the front landing gear collapsed, but no serious injuries were reported, authorities said. The fire followed the collapse of that landing gear on a Red Air flight arriving from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Miami-Dade Aviation Department spokesman Greg Chin said in an email to The Associated Press. The MD-82 jetliner was carrying 126 people, and three of…

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