None of the 212 passengers on board were injured.
The Federal Aviation Agency later confirmed that it was an Atlas Air Boeing 767 that suffered mechanical problems in one of its engines.
The images that a passenger took with his cell phone inside the plane show the dark cabin that is sporadically illuminated by the flares that occur in a wing.
Watch the video below to witness the shocking events unfold:
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