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Airplane Lands After Engine on Fire

Airplane Lands After Engine on Fire
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS - Emergency responders extinguished an engine fire in an American Airlines MD-80 at Lambert Airport in St. Louis this afternoon.

Lambert spokesman Jeff Lea says there are no reports of injuries.

American Airlines flight 1400 took off from St. Louis at roughly 12:40 this afternoon heading to Chicago.

It reported engine problems and returned to St. Louis, landing at 1:40 p.m., where crews put out a fire in the left engine.

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