Plane lands at Sea-Tac with engine on fire

Once the plane came to a stop it appeared the pilot shut off the engine causing the fire to subdue

Once the plane came to a stop it appeared the pilot shut off the engine causing the fire to subdue

But the Federal Aviation Administration told The Independent the plane "experienced a right engine flyer fire upon landing".

A plane engine caught fire as it landed in Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday (November 7).

He said it was a ferry flight - meaning it carried only crew, not passengers - and was landing for maintenance. "Looks like an apparent engine caught fire", tweeted Garth Dip Lip.

Video was posted on social media outlets showing flames shooting out of what was later confirmed to be the left engine of a Hawaiian Airlines plane. "The fire had already been extinguished by the time Fire crews arrived at the aircraft".

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Sea-Tac spokesman Perry Cooper said there were no injuries. The FAA is still investigating what caused the fire.

After the fire went out, the plane was towed to the terminal.

The plane had just landed in Seattle, US. First responders on runway.

"There were no passengers onboard, and the two pilots were unharmed", according to a statement from Hawaiian Airlines.

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