Dutch carrier KLM has confirmed that one of its Boeing 747s was involved in an incident at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, after a loading vehicle caught fire in close proximity to the aircraft. The Boeing 747 was being prepared to operate flight KL612 from Chicago O'Hare to Amsterdam when the incident happened at 7:35 p.m. local time on March 8. “An unhitched baggage belt caught fire near a KLM aircraft at Chicago airport. The fire emitted a substantial cloud of smoke. ...

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