Jet Blue plane evacuated following fire in Puerto Rice

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Nearly 200 passengers are safe this morning after being forced to escape a plane whose engine caught fire.

A Jet Blue flight was about to take off from an airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday, when a fire engine forced it to stop. Passengers reported hearing a huge explosion coming from one of the plane's sides, and then seeing smoke.

All of the passengers made it off safely using inflatable emergency slides. There were several injuries reported, but it's not clear how severe they were.

 

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