Japan Airlines fireball: passenger videos record their miracle escape

A Japan Airlines plane has burst into flames as it landed on a runway at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Japan Airlines says all 379 people on board – passengers and crew – have been evacuated.

Footage shows passengers fleeing the aircraft using inflatable slides and running away across the tarmac. It’s thought the aircraft collided with a Japanese coastguard plane delivering earthquake aid. Five people who were on board the coastguard plane have died, AFP news agency quotes Japan’s transport minister as saying.

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