Alert 2 issued at Memphis International after aircraft fire - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Alert 2 issued at Memphis International after aircraft fire

(WMC-TV) - Firefighters responded to Memphis International Airport late Tuesday morning after fire was reported on a FedEx aircraft.

Officials said the brakes on a FedEx Airbus A-300 caught fire when the plane landed.  The fire was quickly brought under control by FedEx.

An "Alert 3" was issued at the airport, but quickly downgraded to an "Alert 2." That means an aircraft was experiencing major mechanical or electrical problems.

No injuries were reported.

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