Three people have been admitted to hospital after a commercial plane caught fire at Miami International Airport
(CNN) – Airport spokesman Greg Sin told CNN that three people had been hospitalized with minor injuries after a Red Air flight from the Dominican Republic crashed into landing gear while landing at Miami International Airport.
The plane was arriving from Santo Domingo at 5:30 pm (ET) when the landing gear collapsed and a fire broke out.
According to Chin, there were at least 126 people on board. Three people were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, he said.
The Miami-Date Fire and Rescue Department said the plane was on fire and crews were trying to contain a fuel leak.
#MDFR The plane is at the scene of the fire @iflyMIA. Firefighters are battling the blaze and extinguishing the fuel leak. All souls on board have been evaluated for injuries. A total of 3 patients were taken to local hospitals. pic.twitter.com/hMP68ncJ4s
– Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MiamiDadeFire) June 21, 2022
Two flights have been delayed so far in the area where the plane landed.
CNN approached Red Air for comment.
This story is in development.