A passenger jet has caught fire on the runway at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. The Japan Coast Guard has confirmed that one of its aircraft collided with the Airbus A350 belonging to Japan Airlines shortly before it burst into flames.
The airline revealed that there were 367 passengers and 12 crew on board Flight 516 when the fire broke out. All of them have been evacuated, with no reports of injuries so far.
The Japan Coast Guard reported that there were six crew on board a fixed-wing plane that collided with the passenger jet, as quoted by national broadcaster NHK. One of them is said to be alive, while the condition of the others remains unknown.