Newark, N.J. Airport Closed After United Airlines Engine Fire

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(Reuters) – Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey was shut down and passengers evacuated from a United Airlines flight on Tuesday evening after flames were reported coming from an engine, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

United Airlines Flight 1579, a Boeing 757, was on a taxiway bound for San Francisco at about 9 p.m. eastern time when the flames were spotted coming from the right-side engine, the FAA said in a written statement. Read more at Yahoo News.

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