United Express CRJ700 Engine Fire at Denver International Airport


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A United Express CRJ700 operated by SkyWest, caught on fire at Denver International Airport after the aircraft was having engine problems after arriving in from Aspen. Passengers were safely bussed from the plane back to terminal and no injuries were reported.

Per Fox News

Passengers were evacuated from a United Express jet at Denver International Airport Sunday afternoon. The plane’s left engine caught fire after landing, according to authorities.

The SkyWest Airlines plane, under the umbrella of United Express, reported engine trouble after landing in Denver. A SkyWest Airlines representative said 59 passengers and four crew members escaped without injury.

By late afternoon the plane was taken to a DIA hanger for further investigation. Airport officials said the NTSB has been notified.

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