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American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Springfield

American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Springfield

By Nancy Simpson. CREATED Aug 25, 2014

An American Eagle plane with 50 on board made an emergency landing at the Springfield-Branson National Airport.  The pilot reported a possible fuel leak.

A spokesman with the airport tells KTTS News the plane landed safely.  All passengers were put on another plane.

The flight started in Dallas and is headed to Milwaukee.

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With a passion for news, Nancy has worked at KTTS for 15 years. Awarded Best Newscast from Missouri Broadcasters Association and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting