A Caribbean Airlines flight made an emergency landing at the Hewanorra International Airport Sunday.
The pilot informed airport officials of an engine fire around eight minutes away from Vieux Fort, sources say.
Emergency services in the area were placed on alert as the plane approached the airport.
The plane landed safely shortly after 3:00PM. It was met by emergency services, including fire trucks and ambulances.
St Jude Hospital confirmed it was notified of the emergency and immediately activated the necessary protocols to deal with a mass casualty situation.
None of the 68 passengers on board were reportedly injured. The plane’s intended destination and point of origin are unclear.
St Lucia Times has contacted Caribbean Airlines headquarters in Trinidad for comment.