United Plane Catches Fire While Landing at Denver Airport

A United plane caught fire today during landing at Denver Airport.

The left engine of the Bombardier CRJ-701E (reg.N796SK) was on fire during landing at Denver. Passengers were immediately evacuated on the runway and the emergency crew quickly reacted to extinguish the fire.

The United flight #UA5869 took off from Aspen at 1:45 pm local and landed at 2:20 pm at Denver International Airport.