Newark, NJ airport closed after plane has engine fire

By REUTERS
May 24, 2017 04:58
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Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey was temporarily shut down on Tuesday evening after a plane with an engine fire deployed emergency chutes, the airport said on Twitter.

The airport, one of three serving the New York City area, said there were no injuries reported in the incident but did not supply any more details.

Local WABC-TV reported that the plane was a United Airlines flight bound to San Francisco and that the fire had been extinguished.


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