The Japanese Airlines flight had flown out of Shin Chitose airport in Japan and was landing at Haneda airport when the disaster occurred. Japan Airlines Flight 516 plane in flames at Haneda Airport on January 2, 2024 in Tokyo, Japan. The airplane collided with a Japan Coast Guard (JCG) aircraft on arrival at Haneda Airport. Television footage showed flames coming out of windows and the plane's nose on the ground as rescue workers sprayed it with several water hoses. Swede Anton Deibe, 17, who was a passenger on the Japan Airlines plane, told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that 'the entire cabin was filled with smoke within a few minutes.