Plane Returns to O’Hare After Reported Fuel Issue

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CHICAGO (AP) – Authorities say an American Airlines airplane headed to Reno, Nev., from Chicago returned to O’Hare International Airport when a problem with the fuel feed was detected. No injuries were reported Sunday. Airline spokeswoman Dori Alvarez says flight 1487 departed from O’Hare around 10:40 a.m. The pilot noticed an indicator light showing there was a problem with the plane’s fuel feed. Alvarez says the plane returned after noon as a safety precaution.

There were 120 passengers and six crew members aboard. Two other incidents have been reported recently at O’Hare. Chicago Aviation Department officials say a passenger plane slid off the runway on Thursday. A day earlier the wing of a cargo plane taxiing the runway clipped the rudder of an American Eagle flight. No injuries were reported in either incident.