When FedEx Express Flight 910 plane burns at Fort Lauderdale airport
Video When FedEx Express Flight 910 plane burns at Fort Lauderdale airport
On October 28, 2016,a McDonnell Douglas MD-10-10F ( FedEx Express Flight 910) flying from Memphis International Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was involved in a runway skid after a landing gear collapse
It resulted in a fire completely destroying the left engine and wing. Two crew members, the only people on board, were unharmed.
The plane landed on Fort Lauderdale’s runway
The tower reported the port side CF6 engine appeared on fire.
The aircraft came to a stop about 2,000 meters down the runway and beyond the left edge with the left main gear collapsed and the left wing on fire.
The two crew members had no injuries, but the aircraft received substantial damage.
On October 31, the NTSB reported that the left main gear failed after landing and during rollout.
The left engine and left wing scraped the runway and the aircraft veered to the left and came to a stop partially off the runway. Both flight crew members escaped through the right cockpit window using an escape rope.
No injuries were reported. Cockpit voice and flight data recorders were taken to the NTSB lab in Washington for analysis. Following an examination of the runway, the NTSB returned control of the runway to the Fort Lauderdale Airport.