Flight To New York Evacuated After Engine Trouble

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According to JetBlue, Flight 704 from San Juan to New York on Saturday evening was evacuated after the plane experienced engine trouble.

The flight with 186 passengers and 6 crew never took off because the pilots rejected take-off. The passengers were evacuated and put on another plane or given alternative options.

According to Carib News, firefighters suggest a heron got stuck in the engine which caused the failure.

Here is a picture of the plane from PR Plane Spotters. they have a lot more on Twitter if you want to check them out.

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Not sure about you, but after that experience, I’d likely book a room at one of the nearby resorts in Carolina and spend a few extra days in Puerto Rico.

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