Flight from NC airport makes emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport

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PHILADELPHIA — An engine fire forced a United Express flight from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

The landing took place around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday and involved United Express flight #4882, which was operated by Republic Airlines.

One of the plane’s two engines caught fire during the flight. Firefighters used foam on the engine once it landed.

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