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TODAY   |  April 29, 2014

Plane lands safely after engine catches fire

Sparks flew from the engine of a plane carrying 97 people, but It landed safely. Authorities are trying to figure out what started the fire.

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>> every airline passenger's worst nightmare. a plane was carrying 97 people, had to make an emergency landing in australia this morning after one of its engines caught fire. a passenger captured those dramatic moments with the cell phone camera. you can see there the sparks just shooting out from one of the plane's four engines. it happened just after takeout. the pilot cut the engine, turned the plane around and landed safely at perth airport . fortunately no one was injured and the cause of the fire is now under investigation.