Spirit airlines

Passengers on an Atlanta-bound Spirit Airlines jet say they saw flames outside the cabin shortly after takeoff from DFW. (Getty Images)

Official: Spirit Jet Had ‘Uncontained’ Engine Failure

An engine on an Atlanta-bound Spirit Airlines jet where passengers said they heard an explosion and saw flames sustained an especially serious type of failure, a National Transportation Safety Board official said.


Spirit Leaves Passengers Stranded

Flights cancelled through Tuesday



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