Plane Catches Fire at O’Hare Airport in Chicago

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An incident involving an American Airlines plane prompted an emergency response at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago Friday afternoon according to authorities.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration American Airlines Flight 833 departed from O’Hare and was headed to Miami when the plane blew a tire.

The pilots then aborted takeoff and passengers deplaned via a chute. Fire and smoke could be seen at the airport right around 2:30 PM.

No injuries were reported.

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