As you can imagine there were some tense moments inside that Spirit Airlines flight that caught fire on the runway in Atlantic City.
A bird apparently flew into one of the plane's engines as the jet was accelerating down the Atlantic City Airport runway.
Inside the plane, passengers remained mostly calm as they were forced to exit the plane by way of inflatable slides.
We can't say enough about the professionalism of the Spirit Airlines crew who helped lead the passengers off the plane. They should be commended on how they handled themselves. They were trained and prepared to handle such an emergency.
Kudos also to the passengers who were the voice of calm and reason during what must have been a very scary situation!
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