A Spirit Airlines flight leaving Atlantic City Airport on Saturday was aborted after officers say a big fowl struck one of many aircraft’s engines and sparked a hearth because it tried to take off.
Flight 3044 from Atlantic City, New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale, Florida was pressured to cease after accelerating on the runway after a big fowl entered one of many planes engines” and sparked a fire, according to Fox 29 Philadelphia.
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The plane ultimately came to a full stop and was evacuated by officials.
The plane’s passengers were returned to the terminal and given a full refund as well as a travel voucher and the option to board another flight to Florida.
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“We’re carefully monitoring an plane incident that occurred tonight at @ACYAirport,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted Saturday evening. “All passengers and crew have been efficiently evacuated off the aircraft, and no severe accidents reported. The airport has reopened.”
“The captain braked safely and introduced the aircraft to a cease, obtained a sign of harm to the engine, and ordered an evacuation in accordance with our customary procedures,” Spirit said in a press release to The Press of Atlantic City, and added that the aircraft by no means left the bottom. “We commend our crew for dealing with the scenario swiftly and safely.”
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