An Engine on S7 Airlines Airbus A321 caught fire just before takeoff in Russia.
A CFM engine on flight to Cam Ranh, Vietnam with 208 passengers including 27 children caught fire as it sits on runway at around 1 a.m. on Saturday at Tolmachevo Airport in Novosibirsk, Russia
Crew activated the plane’s anti-fire system to extinguish the flames as firefighters raced to the scene.
Passengers said they heard a ‘popping’ sound coming from the engine before it burst into flames.
— Breaking Aviation News (@breakingavnews) January 18, 2020