FedEx plane catches fire while landing at Florida airport

Flames erupt after the landing gear on a FedEx plane caught fire when it landed at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. (Instagram - dmovieguy82)

A FedEx plane at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport caught fire Friday afternoon as it was rolling on the runway after landing.

According to the shipping company, the main landing gear caught fire as the plane collapsed during arrival. Both pilots escaped from the plane.

The plane was arriving from Memphis. Rescue crews quickly sprayed the aircraft with foam on the runway and got the blaze under control.

No injuries were reported.

Witnesses at the airport caught footage of the landing gear exploding upon landing.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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