An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777 Is On Fire In China

An Ethiopian Boeing 777F has caught fire at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The aircraft had flown in from Brussels at 11.51 local time and was likely being loaded for its return journey. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but nobody is thought to be hurt.

Heartbreaking images are being shared on social media of the aircraft with smoke pouring from the fuselage. The fire seems to have started on the main cargo deck and has burned right through the roof.

Firefighters are on the scene attempting to get the blaze under control. No injuries have been reported, but the cause of the fire remains unknown.

ET-ARH is a five-year-old Boeing 777F, which has been with Ethiopian since it was built. The aircraft is already listed on Aviation Safety Network as being written off, despite firefighters still working to tackle the blaze.


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