How Serious Was The American Airlines Plane Fire At O’Hare?

How Serious Was The American Airlines Plane Fire At O’Hare?

The fire on an American Airlines plane at O’Hare International Airport Friday was frightening for passengers, but how serious was it? And what steps do airlines take to make sure you’re safe?

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot takes a look.

There’s smoke as fire consumes an American Airlines plane on an O’Hare runway Friday. The cause? Uncontained engine failure. A disc inside the plane’s right engine failed, sending engine parts flying nearly 3,000 feet away.

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