PICTURES: Qatar Airways plane bursts into flames during maintenance

The aircraft had last flown a few days ago, on Dec. 6, on a flight from Moscow to Doha. (Aviation Herald)

A fire broke out in the cabin of a Qatar Airways plane this week when it was parked for maintenance, pictures reported by the Aviation Herald have shown.

QA plane

QA plane

The Airbus A321-200 was being serviced for an the inflight entertainment system and satcom antenna when a “fire broke out in the cabin burning through the roof of the aircraft before the fire could be extinguished,” the report said.

QA plane

QA plane

“There were no injuries, the aircraft sustained substantial damage and possibly needs to be written off,” it added, citing the airline.

QA plane

QA plane

The aircraft had last flown a few days ago, on Dec. 6, on a flight from Moscow to Doha.

 

 

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