Emergency landing of American Airlines jet from DFW
Little Rock, Ark. — A report of an engine fire forced an American Airlines flight to make an emergency landing Sunday, though no fire was found when the plane safely landed in Arkansas, authorities said.
Little Rock National Airport officials said Flight 1720 landed at 4:08 p.m., about 15 minutes after the pilot declared an emergency. The twin-engine MD 80 jet was traveling from Dallas to Washington.