Tag: Airline

Spirit Airlines Flight Briefly Catches
Fire At Atlanta Airport

Spirit Airlines Flight Briefly Catches
Fire At Atlanta Airport

A Spirit Airlines plane landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International airport in Atlanta on Sunday morning briefly caught fire on the runway when one of its landing gear breaks overheated and started to release smoke. First responders in the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department hosed off the aircrafts tires, and managed to put out the fire which was ignited at 9:25 a.m. Passengers from Flight 383 from Tampa, Florida were able to safely get off the plane. According to Spirit spokesman Erik Hofmeyer, there were no injuries.

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