On 1 October, a Delta Air Lines Boeing 767-300 (N180DN) aborted its take-off on runway 13R at New York JFK airport as the pilots reported a landing gear fire. The 767 was operating flight DL420 to Accra, Ghana. Multiple tyres have blown, firefighters extinguished the fire and assisted passengers with deboarding. No injures have been reported. The flight was later cancelled.
Rescue services rushed to the aircraft
Mon., 10/1, JFK Airport; Delta aircraft aborted take off, reported gear fire. Port Authority Police Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighter (ARFF) Unit on scene. #PAPDPROTECTSNYNJ #PAPD #JFKAIRPORT pic.twitter.com/R1dBpwihcM
— Port Authority PBA (@PAPD911) October 2, 2018
Delta Air Lines B767-300 (N180DL) undercarriage caught fire following an aborted take-off on rwy 13R at New York-JFK Intl Airport (KJFK). The 767 was on flight #DL420 to Accra, Ghana. Multiple tires blown. ARFF responded. No injuries reported. https://t.co/nvY05ixZYS pic.twitter.com/X69c9asEAJ
— JACDEC (@JacdecNew) October 2, 2018