The left engine of the Bombardier CRJ-701E (reg.N796SK) was on fire during landing at Denver. Passengers were immediately evacuated on the runway and the emergency crew quickly reacted to extinguish the fire.

The United flight #UA5869 took off from Aspen at 1:45 pm local and landed at 2:20 pm at Denver International Airport. –


Featured image By Tony Hisgett from Birmingham, UK (United Express Bombardier CRJ-701 N724SK 2) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons