A plane preparing for take off at Chicago's O'Hare airport burst into flames.

FOX 32 reports that the airplane at O'Hare burst into flames as it traveled down the runway to takeoff. Eight injuries were reported and all of those on board were evacuated.


Fox 32 says the flight was an American Airline plane that was departing for Miami. The aircraft blew a tire while taxiing down the runway. The aircraft had approximately 200 passengers and crew.

Expect travel delays at O'Hare for the rest of the afternoon and this evening. Call your airline before heading to airport for the latest on flight delays.