United Airlines plane lands at Denver International Airport with engine on Fire

A United Airlines flight number 5869 operated by Skywest landed at Denver’s international airport with one of its engines in flames at 2:30 PM Sunday afternoon.

Photos posted on Twitter show the left engine at the back of the small aircraft on fire and passengers on the tarmac after an evacuation.

Photos also showed a fire underneath the tail of the Bombardier CRJ-701.

The passenger who snapped dramatic pictures and recorded video following the evacuation wrote on Twitter that no-one was injured.

He wrote that the plane caught fire on the runway after making a one-hour flight from Aspen, Colorado.




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