FedEx Plane Catches Fire At Florida Airport

October 29, 2016

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A FedEx DC10 cargo plane caught fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport on Friday after the landing gear collapsed.

The airport was closed as firefighters responded to the incident, but reopened at 7pm local time.

FedEx said the pilots were safe.

The airport tweeted that 29 flights were diverted due to the incident, but it was operating again using the south runway.