American Airlines plane reports emergency, returns safely to Philly airport, no injuries

Associated Press

A federal official says an American Airlines flight has landed safely at Philadelphia International Airport after crews declared an emergency due to "an engine-related problem."

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters says no injuries were reported. He says Flight 669 left for Seattle Tacoma International Airport on Friday night when the crew declared an emergency shortly after taking off.

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He says the Airbus A320 landed safely about 9:20 p.m. Friday.

A telephone message left for an American Airlines spokesman was not immediately returned.