Nov 21, 2010 6:44 PM by AP

Plane lands safely at JFK airport; no sign of fire

NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a Moscow-bound flight with an engine problem returned safely to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport during an emergency landing. No one was
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Holly Baker says Delta Flight 30 landed before 6 p.m. Sunday and taxied to the gate. She says earlier reports of a fire on one of the plane's wings were incorrect.
She says the plane had taken off from the airport and was en route to Moscow when it reported engine problems and turned back. She did not know what time it took off. The Fire Department of New York says about 200 passengers were on board the plane. The Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines didn't immediately respond to a call requesting comment.

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