Jetblue A321 Engine Fire on Takeoff

A Jetblue Airbus A321-200, registration N923JB performing flight B6-178 from Las Vegas,NV to Boston,MA (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from runway 01R when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (about 80 knots over ground) advising they needed emergency services to verify there was no right-hand engine (V2533) fire. Tower advised there was smoke coming from the right-hand engine. Emergency services responded.

The airline reported the aircraft experienced smoke coming off its right engine before takeoff, the smoke was quickly suppressed and the aircraft taxied back to the gate where passengers disembarked normally.


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