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LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing; LA-bound flight returns to Newark after flames seen by wing

Jan 16, 2020 - The Canadian Press

NEWARK, N.J. - A United Airlines jetliner headed for Los Angeles returned to New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport early Thursday after flames were seen near a wing.

Video showed flames soon after Flight 1871 had taken off.

A passenger told WABC-TV it appeared fire was coming from an engine.

"I didn't know what was happening," passenger Gabrielle Guzy said. "My sister said she thought it was lights but I knew it was fire from the engine. I kept reassuring myself we'...