Carry-on baggage catches fire on plane scheduled to depart from Logan International Airport in Boston

Passengers traveling by plane to Pittsburgh from Logan International Airport in Boston landed safely at Pittsburgh International Airport early Thursday morning after a passenger’s carry-on baggage caught fire in the early evening hours behind schedule. An item in a passenger’s hand luggage caught fire while the plane was still at the gate in Logan. The fire was quickly contained and everyone on board was evacuated. They boarded another plane and traveled to Pittsburgh. There is no information about what was in the hand luggage that caught fire.

Passengers traveling by plane to Pittsburgh from Logan International Airport in Boston landed safely at Pittsburgh International Airport early Thursday morning after a passenger’s hand luggage caught fire in the early evening.

Delta Flight 5643, operated by Republic Airways, landed at 1 a.m., about two hours behind schedule.

An item in a passenger’s hand luggage caught fire while the plane was still at the gate in Logan.

The fire was quickly contained and everyone on board evacuated.

They boarded another plane and traveled to Pittsburgh.

There is no word about what was in the carry-on bag that caught fire.

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