Air China A330 severely damaged in cargo hold fire at Beijing

An Air China Airbus A330-300 was severely damaged by a cargo hold fire at Beijing Capital International Airport Aug. 27 as passengers were boarding for a flight to Tokyo Haneda. When smoke appeared from the forward cargo hold, the crew immediately ordered passengers to evacuate the aircraft, Air...

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