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UAL1579 evacuated on tarmac at KEWR with engine fire

Engine fire spotted by EWR tower who notified crew. Evacuation commenced. ( More...

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jtrump1030 1
Drives me nuts, I read the SFGate and CNN articles and neither one tells you what type of plane. SFgate does mention a passenger was watching Harry Potter! Looks like a Boeing 757-200 is regularly scheduled for this route.

ar4479 1
Flight Aware shows normal service to be using a 752.
That's alright CNN (and most outlets) would have gotten it wrong anyway. Better to stick with what they are sure of and say it was a plan.
dang typo... Plane it was a plane lol
paul trubits 0
Other bad day for UAL.


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