A Boeing 777 cargo airplane belonging to the Ethiopian airline on Wednesday caught fire while loading at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport in China.
Videos and photos from the scene circulating on social media show heavy smoke from the aircraft.
While confirming the incident in an official statement made available to newsmen, Ethiopian airlines however confirmed that no one was injured during the accident.
It added that the cause of the fire is still under investigation while the airline is cooperating with authorities in establishing the cause of the fire.
“The aircraft was on a regular scheduled cargo service from Shanghai to Sao Paulo-Santiago.
“The fire has been contained and none of the crew or ground staff were harmed,” the Twitter post read.
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Source: Naija News