UPDATE: Sangster Airport reopened following Delta Airlines fire on runway
The runway at the Sangster International Airport has now been reopened following a fire on board Delta Airlines flight 304 Monday afternoon .
The runway was reopened approximately 6:15 pm – three hours after it was closed.
The runway was closed, after the flight crew of the Boeing 737 aircraft reported a fire warning indication from its cargo bay, as the aircraft taxiing for take-off.
It is reported that the 160 passengers and six crew members were safely evacuated.
The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority says investigators from its Flight Safety Division are probing the incident.