A Hawaiian Airlines plane landing at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport had flames coming from one of its engines.
The aircraft was landing at about 9 p.m. Tuesday and air traffic control noticed a fire in the left engine, airport spokesman Perry Cooper said.
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Cooper said the pilots were notified and the fire was extinguished as the landing occurred.
Jason Grisham was waiting for his flight when he heard a noise that sounded like tires popping. "Then all of a sudden the fire ignited and started shooting out," he said in a Twitter message.
Video that Grisham posted to Twitter showed the flames flaring from the plane as it rolled across the tarmac.
The flight was a ferry with just crew and no passengers. It was being moved from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, to the Sea-Tac airport.
When the Port of Seattle Fire Department arrived the fire was already out, Cooper said.
The aircraft was towed to a hanger for an investigation.