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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Airliner Loses Engine Enroute to KCI Airport- Declares Emergency

At 12:43 am Saturday morning- the Kansas City MO Fire department's ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and FireFighting) station at KCI airport reported to FD dispatch that an incoming aircraft of unreported type was "on final" approach with "the number two engine out."

The airline wasn't reported either- but there were "56" people on board the plane.

Five outside- or "structural" fire companies plus EMS were sent to assist the ARFF station's crew of 3 crash trucks.

At 12:49 am- the plane had landed safely and was taxiing to a terminal- according to ARFF radio reports.

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