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October 19, 2011

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Antonio Due to Possible Fire

Flight path of American Airlines Flight 1178

An American Airlines flight landed safely in San Antonio Wednesday afternoon after reports of a fire in flight.

Flight path of American Airlines Flight 1178

Flight path of American Airlines Flight 1178. (Map courtesy of FlightAware.com)

There are no reports of injuries or the location of the fire.

American Airlines Flight 1178, an MD-83 aircraft, was enroute from McAllen, Texas to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport when it diverted to San Antonio.

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