Plane engine catches on fire upon landing at Seattle airport.
A dramatic video has emerged on social media showing a Hawaiian Airlines plane’s engine catching fire upon landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. The footage shows flames coming out of the aircraft’s engine.
The incident took place on Tuesday night, the airport said in a statement on Twitter. The aircraft landed safely and no injuries were reported, it added.
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Hawaiian Airlines confirmed the incident on Twitter, saying that an A330 ferry flight “experienced a left engine issue on final approach at [Seattle Airport] tonight.”
The aircraft was ferrying in from Paine Field Airport, which is a small international airport serving part of Seattle.