Big scare at Miami airport, this Tuesday late afternoon.

A plane from Santo Domingo caught fire as it landed.

The collapse of the nose landing gear would be in question.

The Red Air company aircraft was able to be immobilized and the passengers, as well as the flight crew, evacuated via the emergency slide, as shown by several videos shared on social networks In a press release relayed by CNN, the company Airline indicates that the plane was carrying 130 passengers and ten crew members.

#NEW: Video shared with @nbc6 by Red Air Flight 203 passenger as they escaped burning plane.

Three people were injured.



Investigators say landing gear collapsed as plane landed at Miami International Airport.

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US authorities open an investigation

According to information from the American agency Associated Press, relayed by

The Guardian

on Wednesday, three people were slightly injured in the incident.

They were hospitalized.

On the spot, the firefighters quickly intervened to bring the flames under control.

Video from the scene of the Red Air MD-82 crash at Miami International Airport.

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In the aftermath, the National Transportation Safety Board, an independent agency of the US government, announced the opening of an investigation to determine the exact causes of the fire, which quickly spread to the wing of the plane. .

Red Air expressed its "absolute solidarity with the passengers and crew of the aircraft".

An investigation was also opened by the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation.

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