Jetliner catches fire at airport in Indonesia

March 7, 2007 03:39


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A commercial jetliner caught fire as it landed at an airport on Indonesia's Java Island on Wednesday, an airline official said. Operations director of national carrier Garuda Capt. Ari Sapari said authorities were trying to rescue passengers onboard the Boeing 737-400. Media reports said more than 100 people were believed to have been on the plane. "It caught alight when it landed," he said giving no more details

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