9 Injured During Jet Evacuation

Associated Press

An American Airlines jet carrying 177 passengers and a crew of 13 made an emergency landing at an Air Force base today when a warning light came on indicating an engine fire.

Nine people suffered minor injuries during the evacuation from the plane after it landed shortly after noon at Dyess Air Force Base, said American Airlines spokesman John Hotard. Flight 436 was flying from El Paso to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.