Today's Coming Crisis Movie

Monday, August 20, 2012

United Airlines Plane's wing engulfed in 'fireballs' makes emergency landing after 'blown tire' causes engine fire

A United Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing after something apparently went wrong with one of its engines.

Flight 96, which was departing from Newark Liberty Airport to Berlin, landed at about 8:10pm on Saturday night after a ‘mechanical issue with the engine,’ airline spokesman Joe Micucci said.

The plane was carrying 173 passengers and crew members. A Port Authority spokesman said no one was injured.

'It was a pretty scary sight,' a witness told The New York Post.
FBI spokesman Barbara Woodruff told CNN that a tire blew off during takeoff and flew into an engine, causing the fire. Read More