On 21 August, a Cessna private jet (registration currently unknown) aborted take-off at Oroville Airport, California, United States and went off the runway into dry grass while bursting into flames. Two pilots and eight passengers – with minor injuries only – were able to safely evacuate the aircraft.
Emergency services rushed to the site to extinguish the aircraft and the surrounding grasses, the aircraft burned out completely.
— CHP Oroville (@CHP_Oroville) August 21, 2019
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will investigate why the take-off was aborted. The jet was scheduled to fly from Oroville to the Portland International Airport.
🇺🇸 Small Plane With 10 People On-Board Catches Fire At Oroville Airport; No Injuries Reported.
Officials have confirmed the aircraft that caught fire was operated by Delta Private Jets.
— air plus news (english) (@airplusnews_EN) August 22, 2019