American Airlines Flight Makes 2 Emergency Landings at El Paso International Airport

June 4, 2019

EL PASO - An American Airlines plane bound for Chicago made two separate emergency landings Monday afternoon at El Paso International Airport, prompting an apology from the airline as it scrambled to rebook passengers on other flights.

Flight 3880 returned to El Paso for a second time around 4 p.m., shortly after it was cleared by maintenance crews to re-depart following what was described as a false indication of a mechanical problem.

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