COPENHAGEN, March 15 (Xinhua) -- A passenger plane caught fire on Friday morning at Denmark's Aalborg Airpor before.
A total of 67 passengers were on board and had to be evacuated from the Dutch airline KLM's Fokker 70 jet airliner, which was scheduled to depart for Amsterdam at 6.20 am local time (0520 GMT) .
According to the airport, a ground staff discovered smoke from one of the plane's engines before it caught on fire.
The fire department quickly extinguished the fire, and passengers were evacuated with no casualties, said Rikke Moelgaard, sales and marketing director at Aalborg Airport.
"The plane is now grounded and must be examined by engineers and KLM has rebooked the passengers on other flights," Moelgaard added.
Aalborg Airport is Denmark's third largest airport with approximately 1.4 million travellers per year.