Injured by falling parts of the airplane in Maastricht «kleinezeitung.at

Shortly after the start, a fire broke out in one of the four engines of the machine, the police in Maastricht said on Saturday.

8:04 p.m., February 20, 2021

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Falling parts of a Boeing plane injured two people in the Netherlands. Shortly after the start, a fire broke out in one of the four engines of the machine, the police in Maastricht said on Saturday. Some pieces of metal fell to the ground over Meerssen in the north of Maastricht. Several cars and houses were damaged.

An elderly woman was hit in the head and had to be treated in the hospital, the police said. A child was also reportedly slightly injured and burned when trying to pick up debris from the floor. The authorities are investigating the incident. The plane later landed in Liège, Belgium. It was actually en route from Maastricht Aachen Airport to New York.

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