On January 3rd, an incident occurred which involved an Aeromexico plane catching on fire during take-off.
Two individuals happened to be filming at the time of the incident and caught the frightening footage on tape.
Below is a clip posted to Twitter by Fernando Del Rio which shows his perspective from a window seat looking directly out to the wing.
Este es el momento en que aborta el despegue el vuelo 549 de Aeroméxico. Se prende fuego al motor izquierdo pic.twitter.com/B0gWcwkIAD
— Fernando Del Río 🇲🇽🇦🇷 (@FernandoDelRio) January 4, 2021
As you can see in the video, it appears as if one of the jets catches on fire as the plane starts to lift off the ground.
Incidente en el vuelo 549 de @Aeromexico que despegaba de Cancún a CDMX. Una especie de sentón de la aeronave. Pasajeros fueron desalojados. Reportan algunos golpeados. Boeing 787. pic.twitter.com/xiZzMa38v4
— oscar zatarain (@ozatarain) January 4, 2021
This was the incident that took place on January 3rd. A scary moment for everyone involved.
Luckily nobody was hurt.