A screengrab from the video of the plane accident shared on social media. Image Credit: Twitter

Beijing: China's Tibet Airlines said all passengers and crew had been evacuated from an Airbus A319 plane that caught fire after an aborted takeoff in the southwestern city of Chongqing on Thursday.

There were no deaths and only minor injuries among the passengers and crew members on board, the airline said in a statement.

All 113 passengers and 9 crew on board a Tibet Airlines jet that caught fire after veering off the runway at Chongqing airport have been "safely evacuated," airline says.

"The injured passengers were all only lightly injured and have been sent to hospital for treatment"