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Emirates plane engine catches fire in Boston
Boston, August 11, 2014
An engine on an Emirates flight from Dubai caught fire after landing at Logan International Airport in Boston on Sunday afternoon, a report said.
The Boeing 777-300 with 358 people on board had flames coming from the No. 1 engine after landing. The small fire was put out within six minutes, officials of were quoted as saying by in WCVB Boston website.
There were no reports of any injuries and the plane was towed to the gate, where all passengers disembarked, the report said.
Passengers told reporters that they smelt smoke and fuel but otherwise had no idea that there was a fire, the report said.