April 3, 1995 in Nation/World

43 Passengers Hurt Evacuating Plane

Compiled From Wire Services
 
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An engine caught fire on an American Airlines jet as it was taxiing before takeoff Sunday, and passengers were evacuated down emergency slides. Forty-three people suffered minor injuries getting off the plane.

The jet was preparing for a flight to the Dominican Republic. A total of 108 passengers and crew members were aboard.


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