According to reports by Sabq newspaper, the left engine of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777 caught fire after landing at King Abdulaziz airport in Jeddah on Saturday evening. Saudi Airlines flight SV 1047 had come from King Khalid international airport in Riyadh.
On hearing the fire alarm, a panic-driven stampede broke out. Passengers and cabin crew members became frightened , women and children began to scream. Passengers later complained that the crew members had tried to flee the scene instead of assisting them.
Police, civil defence and medical teams rushed to the scene after receiving intimation from the pilot about the fire. The fire men managed to keep the fire under control. Luckily, no one was hurt in the incident .