Plane catches fire at Cologne airport, passengers evacuated

20th August 2004, Comments 0 comments

20 August 2004, COLOGNE - A plane operated by Spanish airline Spanair caught fire while taxiing towards the runway of Cologne airport on Friday, with passengers having to escape via emergency chutes. An airport spokeswoman, confirming the incident, said it was not yet determined whether there were any injuries. Passengers were evacuated by sliding down the emergency chutes from the plane's exits. Further details were not immediately available.

20 August 2004

COLOGNE - A plane operated by Spanish airline Spanair caught fire while taxiing towards the runway of Cologne airport on Friday, with passengers having to escape via emergency chutes.

An airport spokeswoman, confirming the incident, said it was not yet determined whether there were any injuries. Passengers were evacuated by sliding down the emergency chutes from the plane's exits.

Further details were not immediately available.

DPA

Subject: German news 

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