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Heroic 90-Second Evacuation: Saving 379 Lives on JAL Flight 516

Japan Airlines Flight 516 landed at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport around 5:47 p.m. on January 2, 2024. Shortly after landing on Runway C, Flight 516 collided with a Japan Coast Guard plane, causing both aircraft to catch fire. The Coast Guard aircraft carried six people; five of the six crew died, and the captain was seriously ...

Mikel Davis

JAL flight 516 burning on the runway.