Dramatic accident in Holland!
A fire broke out in the engine of a Boeing shortly after take-off at Maastricht Aachen Airport – metal parts fell from the sky in the municipality of Meerssen!
An elderly woman was hit in the head and had to be treated in the hospital, police said. A child was also reportedly slightly injured and burned when trying to pick up debris from the floor.
In addition, several cars and houses were damaged by the aircraft parts. The full extent of the damage is unclear.
The authorities are investigating the incident. The plane later landed in Liège, Belgium. The machine was actually on its way to New York.
According to the public news portal “NOS” the Boeing 747 was a cargo plane.