Continental B737 Off Runway at Denver

On Saturday 20 Dec. 18:18 local time, Continental Air Lines flight 1404, a Boeing 737-524 (N18611) bound from Denver International Airport (DEN/KDEN) to Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH/KIAH) went off runway 34R during takeoff and caught fire.

All 115 people on board were evacuated using the emergency slides, at least 38 occupants were taken to hospitals, 1 was reported seriously injured - there’re no fatalities reported.

On a press conference Chief of Denver Fire Dept. described a heavy fire on the entire right side of the plane and significant fire damage inside the cabin with luggage compartments beeing melted, dropping down on the seats.


Raw Video - Aftermath of Denver plane Accident by AP

Video by CBS

Link: Video by CBS4

Link: Phone Call with Passenger

Link: CBS4 Video - Press Briefing


Link: Photos at Times Online

1 Response to “Continental B737 Off Runway at Denver”

  1. 1 Video - Close Up of CO 1404 Wreckage at - Aviation Blog Pingback on Jan 6th, 2009 at 11:03 pm

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