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Engine on United Airlines Flight Catches Fire Right Before Takeoff

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2024
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The air travel horror stories aren’t letting up anytime soon. On Monday, a United Airlines flight aborted takeoff after the plane’s engine caught fire while on the taxiway at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The Seattle-bound flight was halted around 2 p.m. on Monday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. In a video shared by ABC 7 Chicago, dark puffs of smoke are seen rushing from the wing of the Airbus 320, which was reportedly towed to the gate, where all 148 passengers and five crew members deplaned. The passenger who...

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