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Flight to Boston Aborted After Engine Catches Fire

The plane was supposed to be heading from Chicago’s Midway Airport to Logan International Airport

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    Flight to Boston Aborted After Engine Catches Fire

    Flight 3299 was supposed to be heading from Chicago’s Midway Airport to Logan International Airport. (Published Thursday, July 9, 2015)

    A Southwest airplane heading to Boston was forced to abort take-off after one of its engines caught fire.

    Flight 3299 was supposed to be heading from Chicago’s Midway Airport to Logan International Airport.

    All 143 passengers were able to get off the plane and were brought to Boston with a replacement flight which arrived about three hours late.

    Ryan Toth shot the video of the explosion happening. Toth and his family are in Boston for a wedding and he says this experience gives him a new appreciation for life.

    He said, "It was mind-boggling, it was really scary. My heart was beating out of my chest. But, it's one of those things where you come out of it and are like 'wow, you know, life is pretty incredible.'"

    There were no reported injuries.


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