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Plane catches fire at BWI

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Ben Giles

The engine of a passenger plane caught fire shortly after the plane landed at BWI Airport on Wednesday morning.

A JetBlue flight from Boston Logan International Airport landed at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport shortly before 11:30 a.m., and while the plane taxied toward its gate, one of the engines caught fire, according to an airport spokesman.

Passengers on JetBlue flight 1329 exited the plane through the jetway while airport fire and rescue crews extinguished the fire.

No injuries were reported, and no other flights were impacted by the fire.

bgiles@washingtonexaminer.com

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