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Engine failure leads to checks of Spirit planes, delays
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (NEWSCHANNEL 3) An engine failure on a Spirit Airlines flight last week has resulted in some significant delays with the company's planes Thursday morning at Fort Lauderdale International Airport in Florida.
A spokeswoman for the company says the airline is completing a quote "proactive and voluntary check" on planes as a precautionary measure following last week's incident.
The work was expected to be wrapped up Thursday morning, but some flights experienced significant delays.
At one point the county sheriff's office had to respond to deal with some unruly passengers.