Published: Fri, June 02, 2017
Money | By Armando Alvarado

Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily Due to Airplane Engine Fire

Newark Airport Shuts Down Temporarily Due to Airplane Engine Fire

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened after a plane engine caught fire, prompting a temporarily closure.

The unruly passenger "refused to comply with crew member instructions and became increasingly disruptive when asked to deplane the aircraft", United Airlines said.

Emergency chutes were deployed around 9 passengers evacuated the plane originally bound for San Francisco, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. They are working to replace the plane so service can resume.

Emergency crews from the Port Authority Police Department were able to extinguish the flames and the Boeing 757 was towed off the runway. The airport was closed during the incident, he said.

Around the country, many people fell silent and bowed their heads at 11 a.m. for a minute in tribute to the bombing victims.

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While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and Pope Francis. Unlike the U.S., China is not required to reduce emissions immediately and actually can increase emissions until 2030.

Eventually, airport officials escorted the man off the flight amid the passengers' angry reactions saying "Lock him up".

United says the Trump fan tried to grab another passenger's seat while boarding flight UA87 at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Sunday, refusing to move and causing a ruckus. Once passengers made it down to the tarmac, they were then taken back to the terminal.

The flight finally left Shanghai three hours late.

Out of the 145 passengers and seven crew members, five people reported minor injuries, said Neal Buccino, spokesman for the Port Authority, which operates the airport.

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