US Airways Jet Evacuated Due to Fire at Nashville Newswire Newswire

A US Airways jet had to be evacuated after landing at Nashville International Airport when a small fire broke out. reports:

‘The incident on Saturday afternoon involved Flight 3411 from Philadelphia. Airport communications manager Shannon Sumrall told WKRN-TV that a defogging system on the plane’s windshield was manufacturing [Editor’s correction: malfunctioning] and is believed to have sparked the fire.

The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported.’

The aircraft was an Embraer 175.

The flight was operated by Republic Airlines.

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