A passenger plane belonging to Tibet Airlines caught fire while taking off from the runway at Jiangbei International Airport in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing.

APA reports that Xinhua reported this.

The accident happened at about 8:00 local time (3:00 Baku time), and all passengers were evacuated immediately.

There were 113 passengers and 9 crew members on board.

40 people were injured in the incident.

No casualties were reported.

The cause of the accident has not been determined.