Smoking engine leads to American Airlines plane landing

Published on : Saturday, October 26, 2013

emergency-landing1Authorities in Turks & Caicos said an American Airlines plane had made a safe emergency landing after the pilot reported a fire in the cockpit and a smoking engine.

However, the British Caribbean territory’s disaster office said there were no injuries to the 175 people aboard the Boeing 757. Representatives of American Airlines did not immediately provide comment.

The plane was travelling from Trinidad to Miami on Tuesday morning when the pilot requested clearance for the emergency landing. Turks & Caicos said the pilot reported a fire and said the left engine was smoking and dripping fuel.

A local newspaper showed images of firefighters spraying water on the American Airlines jet while it sat on the runway. Incidentally, it was not smoking and showed no obvious signs of damage.

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