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August 11, 2012 at 11:49 PM

United plane at Sea-Tac catches fire before takeoff; all passengers evacuated safely

A United Airlines plane that was set to fly from Sea-Tac Airport to Washington, D.C., caught fire before takeoff Saturday night, but no one was hurt as all passengers were safely evacuated, Sea-Tac spokesman Perry Cooper said. The Port of Seattle Fire Department responded to the report of a fire at 10:27 p.m., Cooper said. They discovered flames coming from the auxiliary power…


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