Plane bound for LI makes emergency landing

November 22, 2010 9:29:41 AM PST
Officials say a plane bound for Long Island in New York returned to Las Vegas after the tower saw flames coming from one of its engines. Southwest Airlines spokesman Paul Flaningan said Thursday that the pilot of the Boeing 737 plane turned off the engine and successfully landed back in Las Vegas at about 3:30 p.m.

McCarran International Airport spokesman Chris Jones says the plane taxied to a terminal under its own power.

Flaningan says none of the 116 passengers was hurt.


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