by Cosmin Criste 

Firefighters from ISU Cluj intervened today at Cluj-Napoca Airport , where a plane landed and a fire broke out on the landing gear.

According to ISU Cluj, the fire was extinguished by the Private Service for Emergency Situations.

Several crews of ISU Cluj were deployed on the spot.

The passengers are evacuated normally and currently do not need medical care, firefighters said.

The intervention of the Cluj firefighters is in progress.

According to the first information, the plane belonged to FlyEgypt and was coming from Hurghada (Egypt).

“At 7.30 pm, the Boeing 737-700 plane, which was coming from Hurghada, broke the tires on the main train on landing and the rim caught fire. 113 passengers were on board. The firefighters intervened admirably and extinguished the fire. I activated the red emergency plan The ISU crews arrived in time, but the fire was extinguished.

There are no victims. At the moment, the priority is to open the traffic. In a maximum of two hours we believe we can open the traffic. There are six flights that need to take off. They will not be canceled, but there will be delays, “said David Ciceo, director of Cluj-Napoca International Airport.