SANTA ANA, Calif. -- More than 100 people were forced to evacuate a Southwest Airlines plane Monday night after a fire was reported on board.
A total of 139 passengers and five crew members were evacuated from the plane. The Boeing 737 was forced to turn around after smoke was spotted on the plane.
Several minor injuries were reported but no one had to be transported to the hospital.
The airport later tweeted that a fire was believed to be in the auxiliary power unit.
Due to a fire believed to be in the auxiliary power unit, the SW crew decided to evacuate the plane. 139 passengers and 5 crew members. A few minor injuries and no one was transported. Fire is out.
— John Wayne Airport (@JohnWayneAir) February 13, 2018
Watch a Facebook video of the aircraft in the player below: