Fire trucks rushed down the 34R runway at the Seattle-Tacoma airport late Monday night as a Horizon Air flight abruptly landed after an engine failed shortly after takeoff, our news partner KIRO TV is reporting..
Bobbie Egan, spokesperson for Alaska Air group, told KIRO that the captain declared an emergency aboard flight 2281 around 11:30 p.m. Passengers were not required to follow any emergency procedures.
The Bombardier Dash-8 plane was scheduled to travel between Seattle and Eugene when the loss of function in one of the two engines was discovered, Egan confirms.
The plane landed safely with 62 passengers and four crew members on board. They were rescheduled to Horizon flight 2295, set to take off at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday.