Ethiopia’s national carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has said investigations are underway to determine the cause of a fire that consumed part of one of its cargo planes at China’s Shanghai Pudong airport on Wednesday.
A video of the incident was shared online:
Breaking: Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777F (cargo) on fire at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China — it’s burning through part of the fuselage. pic.twitter.com/gD2kAMLBUq
— Alex Macheras (@AlexInAir) July 22, 2020
A statement from the airline said that the cargo flight was “on a regular service” from the Chinese city to Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa.
Read the full statement below:
— Ethiopian Airlines (@flyethiopian) July 22, 2020