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(SAN FRANCSICO) — A United Airlines flight was rolling down the runway on Tuesday when it had an engine issue.

United Airlines flight 1583 was getting ready to depart for Newark, NJ from San Francisco when the plane reported an engine issue. There were some reports of an explosion sound.

No one was injured and there was no evacuation but the plane did return to the gate.

A statement from United said, “The pilots on flight 1583 rejected takeoff at a low speed at San Francisco due to a reported engine issue. The aircraft was safely towed to the gate where passengers are deplaining. Maintenance will inspect the aircraft and we are working to reaccommodate passengers to Newark.”

The plane is a Boeing 757 and was carrying 134 passengers and six crew members.

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