WATCH: United Airlines plane catches fire on runway

The engine of a United Airlines plane has caught fire upon landing in the US.

The aircraft touched down at Denver International Airport about 2:20pm local time yesterday with one of its engines engulfed in flames.

Emergency crews were quick to extinguish the blaze, with passengers taking to social media to praise the swift response by crews.


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“Quick and immediate response. first responders on runway. Huge thanks to pilot and crew for helping get passengers off safe,” one person wrote.

No one was injured.

An investigation is now underway.

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