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Emergency landing at Rick Husband International Airport

Amarillo, TX - A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Amarillo Tuesday night.

Just before 8:00, police say American flight 1498 landed at Rick Husband International airport due to engine problems.

The Amarillo police department, fire department and airport hazmat trucks were all at the scene.

An American spokesman said the jet landed without incident and taxied to the gate. American had a spare plane to fly the passengers to DFW airport.

Passengers were unloaded, and there are no reports of injuries.

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