Terrifying moment plane engine bursts into flames midair

Terrifying moment plane engine bursts into flames midair before the Guam-flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Hawaii An Atlas Air plane caught on fire during a flight from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Guam on Saturday  The plane took off from Hickman Air Force Base, but the pilot declared an emergency landing minutes later None of the 212 passengers on board were injured  An official cause has not been determined, but the plane experienced an issue with one engine 

By Lauren Edmonds For Dailymail.com

Published: 04:40 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 05:48 BST, 7 September 2020

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An Atlas Air flight was forced to make an emergency landing after the plane caught fire midair over Honolulu.

The heart-stopping incident took place on Saturday after a military chartered Boeing 767 took off from Hickman Air Force Base, Honolulu, Hawaii, bound for Guam.

Cell phone footage taken by a passenger inside the plane shows a pitch-black cabin that is sporadically lit up by the raging inferno on the wing. 

Cell phone footage taken by an Atlas Air passenger shows one of the engines on fire mid-flight (pictured) on Saturday

Cell phone footage taken by an Atlas Air passenger shows one of the engines on fire mid-flight (pictured) on Saturday

The military chartered Boeing 767 was on course to Guam when one of the engine's experienced a mechanical issue

The military chartered Boeing 767 was on course to Guam when one of the engine's experienced a mechanical issue 

The flames appear just outside a cabin window as turbulence grips the aircraft.

A second video taken by a Honolulu resident shows the Atlas Air plane flying over the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport three miles away.

'Oh my god,' one person says,

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