Air China Airbus A330-300 caught fire at the gate at Beijing-Capital Airport China

Date: 27-AUG-2019
Time: 17:00 LT
Type: Airbus A330-343
Owner/operator: Air China
Registration: B-5958
C/n / msn: 1587
Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities: 0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Beijing Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA) –    China
Phase: Standing
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
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Destination airport:

Narrative:
The plane caught fire on tarmac under unknown reason. Cargo holder fire.
According airport staff:
A statement confirming a storage unit in the aircraft was producing a black smoke.
“There were no passengers on board.”
“We have activated certain protocols to handle the situation. The airport is now running on normal schedule.”