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JAL plane's engine catches fire after landing at Osaka airport

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An engine on a Bombardier CL-600 operated by Japan Airlines caught fire after landing at Osaka airport Monday, the transport ministry said.

There were no injuries among the 52 passengers and three crew members on board JAL Flight 2362 from Oita, southwestern Japan, according to the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry.

While moving along the taxiway at around 12:15 p.m., a display in the cockpit showed that fire broke out on one of two engines. After stopping the engine and turning on the fire extinguishing system, traces of fire were found on the engine.

The Japan Transport Safety Board will send inspectors to Osaka International Airport on Tuesday to find out what caused the fire. The airport straddling Osaka and Hyogo prefectures in western Japan now serves only domestic flights.

==Kyodo

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