Fire broke out in a SkyWest regional jet as it arrived Sunday afternoon at Denver International Airport, and passengers and crew had to be evacuated as the plane sat on a taxiway.
There were no injuries.
Arriving SkyWest flight 5869 was reported on fire, all passengers evacuated safely with no injuries. Denver Fire is on scene assessing
— Denver Int’l Airport (@DENAirport) July 2, 2017
The SkyWest 5869 arrived at DIA from Aspen at 2:15 p.m., said Heath Montgomery, airport spokesman.
The 65 people aboard were evacuated and taken by bus to the terminal. The Denver Fire Department extinguished the blaze, Montgomery said.
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