Archive for Saturday, February 23, 2008

American Airlines flight lands safely after scare

February 23, 2008


— An American Airlines flight to Chicago landed safely in Miami on Friday after being diverted with nose gear trouble.

Flight 862 landed at Miami International Airport about 3:45 p.m. It had taken off from West Palm Beach but soon had trouble.

Pilots of the MD-80 jet burned off fuel as a precaution before landing. Airport spokesman Greg Chin saids there were about 130 people aboard the plane.


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