April 3, 1995 in Nation/World

43 Passengers Hurt Evacuating Plane

Compiled From Wire Services

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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