Lufhansa MD-11F burns on runway - Riyadh - crew okay


D-ALCQ an MD-11F was reported as smoke pouring from fuselage on approach to Riyadh today. The two crew on board received minor injuries during evacuation, no one else on board. Aircraft was stopped safely on the runway, fire intensified, and tail section failed.

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Just saw it on FOX. . . Glad they’re okay. :wink:


At least this one didn’t end up on its back.


Dang! I’m glad they had time to put her down.


2 close calls at RUH this year.
1 back flying, the other is a fixer upper. Everybody OK, not a bad days work.