Fire officials said 14 people were taken to Sunrise hospital to be treated for minor injuries, including cuts and bruises, most a result of sliding down the inflatable chutes to escape.
All 157 passengers and 13 crew – including three pilots – on board were evacuated, and the fire was swiftly put out by around 50 firefighters. An airport spokeswoman told reporters: “All passengers were evacuated quickly and safely and taken by bus to the terminal.
Have a listen to this recording and her how this incident was communicated and managed. Also note how other pilots were also reporting this incident to the ATC professional. Discussion point – if you were a pilot and observing this incident, what would you have done to enforce the communications of this incident?