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Spirit Airlines plane saw smoke and flames after brakes overheated as it landed safely at Atlanta Airport

Spirit Airlines plane saw smoke and flames after brakes overheated as it landed safely at Atlanta Airport

a Spirit Airlines plane The airline told Fox News Digital on Sunday that one of its brakes overheated as it landed safely at Atlanta International Airport, sending smoke and flames coming from around the plane’s landing gear in a video on social media.

The accident occurred on Spirit Flight 383 From Tampa to AtlantaThe airline said in a statement to Fox News Digital.

A video posted online shows smoke billowing from the bottom of the plane onto the runway. It appears that the front wheels of the plane caught fire.

A spokesperson for the airline told Fox News Digital that first responders dropped the plane off the tarmac before it was towed to the gate, where passengers disembarked as normal.

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The airline said there were no reports of injuries during the accident. Spirit Airlines Thank you first responders For immediate rendezvous with the aircraft on the runway.

Overheating on Spirit Flight 383 from Tampa to Atlanta when it landed safely at Atlanta International Airport. -a file (iStock / iStock)

The airline said the plane will be temporarily withdrawn from service as it is undergoing maintenance.

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“Spirit Flight 383 from Tampa to Atlanta landed safely at Atlanta International Airport and upon landing one of the brakes was extremely hot. The aircraft was towed to the gate where the guests landed safely without any injuries. Thank you to Atlanta first responders,” a statement from Spirit Airlines said. For immediate rendezvous with the aircraft. The aircraft will be temporarily taken out of service for maintenance.”

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