Watch: Southwest flight makes emergency landing in Salt Lake after engine catches fire

Southwest flight makes emergency landing in SLC after engine catches fire  (Video courtesy of Ben McConkie)

(KUTV) — Southwest Airlines pilots conducted an emergency landing on Monday after an engine caught fire, according to Nancy Volmer, a Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman.

The flight was operating from SLC to Los Angeles International Airport.

The pilots of flight 604 followed protocol and returned to the Salt Lake airport in order to conduct an emergency landing, which was conducted without incident.

Customers on the flight were swapped to another aircraft to continue their journey to LAX.

Passengers told 2News about the terrifying experience.

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