Bird flies in aircraft engine and causes fire at New Jersey airport

A Spirit Airlines flight that departed from Atlantic City Airport on Saturday was canceled after a large bird crashed into one of the aircraft’s engines and lit a fire while attempting to take off, Florida officials say when the bird caught the Plane collided. A fire broke out and passengers and crew were immediately evacuated. The plane eventually came to a standstill and was evacuated by officers. The plane’s passengers have been returned to the terminal and given a full refund, along with a travel voucher and the option to board another flight to Florida. Plane incident that happened tonight at @ACYAirport, “New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy tweeted on Saturday evening. “All passengers and crew were successfully evacuated from the aircraft and no serious injuries were reported. The airport has reopened. ”

A Spirit Airlines flight that departed from Atlantic City Airport on Saturday was canceled after a large bird flew into one of the aircraft’s engines and ignited a fire while attempting to take off, officials say.

The plane was on the runway for Fort Lauderdale, Florida when the bird collided with the plane. A fire broke out and passengers and crew were immediately evacuated.

The plane eventually came to a standstill and was evacuated by officers.

The aircraft’s passengers were returned to the terminal and given a full refund, along with a travel voucher and the option to board another flight to Florida.

“We are closely monitoring an aircraft incident that occurred at tonight @ACYAirport“New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy tweeted Saturday night. “All passengers and crew were successfully evacuated from the aircraft and no serious injuries were reported. The airport is open again. “

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