Spirit Airlines Plane Catches Fire in Atlanta After Brakes in Landing Gear Ignite

Brakes in the landing gears of a Spirit Airlines plane caught fire after touching down in Atlanta, Georgia, on the morning of July 10.

Video recorded by Alaina Hardie shows a small fire burning near the tires of the Airbus A320 aircraft.

In a statement posted to Twitter, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport confirmed the incident, and reported that Atlanta Fire Rescue put out the fire. The airport said that no one had been injured and “operations have not been impacted.” Credit: Alaina Hardie via Storyful

Video transcript

- Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

Departing from D-10. And again, we're coming into 26, D-26.

[JET ENGINES WHINE]

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