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Engine Fire Prompts AA Emergency Landing

American Airlines is still investigating an engine fire that forced an emergency landing Sunday afternoon.  Flight 1720 left DFW on its way to Washington Dulles International Airport. 

The pilot alerted the tower there was an engine fire, and landed the plane safely in Little Rock, Arkansas about 15 minutes later.  No one on the plane was injured, and American Airlines is still looking into the problem.

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