An unnamed passenger took footage out the window of Russian Airlines Airbus jet, with flames clearly seen coming out from the wing.
Flight operator Rossiya Airline blamed a bird strike for sparking the fire, but insisted that "nothing threatened the safety of the passengers" and that the landing "took place in routine fashion".
"It was a small fire in one of the engines, the right engine, but the plane landed safely", association president Ahmad Al Harbi told Saudi sports TV channel KSA.
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The Saudi federation released photographs of the players smiling and looking calm as they boarded a bus for the Mercure Hotel in central Rostov.
They next take on Uruguay after a chastening 5-0 loss to hosts Russian Federation last Thursday - their second heaviest defeat at the World Cup.
"The whole delegation is well", midfielder Hattan Bahebri said in a video shared on the team's official Twitter page. "Well, of course we were scared a bit, but thank God".