Officials: United Airlines plane lands safely after fire

Officials say a United Airlines plane made a safe landing at Newark Liberty International Airport just after 8 p.m. Saturday night. One of the plane's tires blew off during takeoff and flew into an engine,

News 12 Staff

Aug 20, 2012, 1:07 PM

Updated 4,292 days ago

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Officials: United Airlines plane lands safely after fire
Officials say a United Airlines plane made a safe landing at Newark Liberty International Airport just after 8 p.m. Saturday night.
One of the plane's tires blew off during takeoff and flew into an engine, causing a fire. Officials say the plane circled the airport to burn off all of its fuel before landing.
The Berlin, Germany-bound plane had 173 passengers on board.


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