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United Airlines Engine Fire Halts Takeoff at O'Hare Airport

United Airlines Flight 2091 aborted takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport after its engine caught fire. The Airbus A320, headed to Seattle, saw 148 passengers and five crew members safely evacuated. Arrivals were temporarily halted by the FAA and normal operations resumed by 2:45 PM. No injuries were reported.
A dramatic incident occurred at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Memorial Day when United Airlines Flight 2091's engine caught fire moments before takeoff.

The Airbus A320, scheduled to fly to Seattle, had to abort takeoff at around 2 PM local time.

All 148 passengers and five crew members were evacuated safely and without injuries.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily halted arrivals at the busy airport, resuming normal operations by 2:45 PM.

The incident was captured on video by a passenger, showing thick smoke emanating from the wing.

United Airlines reported the engine issue was promptly addressed by first responders, and alternative travel arrangements are being made for passengers.
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