Dulles-bound flight makes emergency landing

Report of an engine fire on an American Airlines flight from Dallas to D.C., made an emergency landing Sunday evening, reports the Associated Press.


(Source: SkyScanner)

Flight 1720 landed in Arkansas at 4:08 p.m., about 15 minutes after the pilot informed passengers of an emergency. The twin-engine MD 80 jet carried 136 passengers and five crew members–no injuries were reported. On last reports, no engine fire was found.

In a separate incident, engine problems on a Delta Airlines flight en route to Atlanta from Daytona Beach made an emergency landing at Orlando International Airport Sunday. The plane’s left engine had failed.

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