Engine of military charter flight catches fire

The aircraft was on a flight out of Honolulu when the cabin went dark, and flames could be seen through the window.
1:34 | 09/07/20

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And now to the terror on board a military charter flight out of Honolulu an engine on fire. Take a look at the scene inside the cabin total darkness except for the plane seen flashing through the window the burning plane was also visible to people on the ground. The pilot ordering an emergency landing here's AB c.'s L when Lopez. Terrifying moments on board a military charter flight shortly after taking off a late Saturday from the Honolulu airport. Hangovers and he's sadly that is there are turning to the deal. Passenger sharing in this deal Schilling didn't pitch like candy. Only late by the flames outside America got so scary those on the grounds watching the scene in horror did you just see the higher commodity. The plane with 212 people on board was forced to turn back in Macon emergency landing. Yes it is here that called to ask you can't because right. The flight's operator Alistair reporting mechanical failure in one in the jet's engines from. Earlier this year a similar incidents when an engine seemingly backfired on the united jet from new works to LA can. There's something wrong and back in November passengers on this troublesome light. Don't be heard gunshots. But instead we were out here. And it would shooting fireballs. Flames it's digging out from an ancient. Let's send a statement that they will be conducting a portrait federal investigation into what caused the engines mechanical issues in thankfully no one was injured Lindsay. Al Lynn thanks so much.

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