Passenger Films His Evacuation From Burning Plane at Chicago Airport
A passenger filmed his own evacuation from the American Airlines flight that burst into flames at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport on Friday afternoon, October 28. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the fire broke out after the plane blew a tire on the tarmac before take off. Several ambulances rushed to the scene but it was not clear if anyone had been injured in the incident.
This video by Hector Gustavo Cardenas shows passengers scrambling for the exit and leaving via an inflatable slide as smoke engulfed the body of the plane.