A total of 103 passengers aboard the Garuda Indonesia between Jakarta - Pontianak, panicked after seeing a large fire in left engine plane they were riding in.
Because of fear of the plane exploded, hundreds of passengers Boing 737-400 aircraft, registered PK - GZP it was out by using the emergency exit ( emergency window ) and the left door of the aircraft.
Next, they were ushered into the waiting room, and will depart by plane Boing PK 504 GGO same route at 17.00 pm.
Adi Kanrio D, Head Office Administrator Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, said the incident is very rare. Until now it was still investigating the cause the appearance of fire.
" Presumably because there is residual fuel in the engine to the left, " she said, encountered Legal, Tuesday ( 07/06/2011 ).
Added Adi, the plane is in parking lot R - 76, Soetta Airport Terminal 2F. " The first time distarter engine, the plane did not live. After checking and re- distarter fire engine out of the engine on the left, " he explained.
When the fire bigger, one of the passengers saw from the plane immediately scream fire. This has caused panic all passengers. Then the emergency door opened and passengers raced off the plane.
Seeing the panic of passengers, the officer who was in the Garuda plane left the door open and all the passengers eventually come down safely.
" The reaction of passengers when it is very reasonable. Because of the plane crash. Passenger who panicked at the fire, opened the emergency window and several passengers out through the emergency exit, " he explained.