Plane goes off track at Beirut airport, no casualties reported

JANUARY 1, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) An Iraqi plane went off-track as it was getting ready for take off at Beirut International airport causing the plane’s wheels to tear apart, NNA reporter said on Thursday, confirming as well that no casualties have been reported aboard the plane that only carried the plane staff.

Moreover, the NNA correspondent asserted that the rumours that had been spread by some media outlets — claiming that the accident was a premeditated act of sabotage — were not true.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY-LEBANON