Preliminary Report: Taxiing ATR catches fire

 - October 13, 2008, 7:06 AM

ATR 72, Munich, Germany, Aug. 24, 2008–The Air Dolomiti ATR 72 was taxiing for takeoff when the crew noticed smoke from the landing gear. Flames were visible as the 59 passengers and four crewmembers left the airplane. Firefighters extinguished the blaze. (For video of the incident, visit