Cargo plane crashes in Japan (Lead)

March 23rd, 2009 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS  

Tokyo, March 23 (DPA) A freight plane crashed Monday morning on landing at Narita airport near Tokyo and burst into flame, media reports said.
CNN showed footage of the crippled plane bouncing twice, then bursting into flame as it veered off the runway.

CNN said FedEx transport company confirmed there had been an incident in Japan, but did not give details.

Further details were not known.

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