AMERICAN AIRLINES STATEMENT REGARDING FLIGHT 331 Release #1 @ 12:58 p.m. ET

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ — On Tuesday, December 22, 2009, American Airlines Flight 331, a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, overran the runway on landing at Kingston, Jamaica’s Norman Manley International Airport. The flight originated out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, operated into Miami International Airport, and then operated into Kingston’s Norman Manley International Airport.

Preliminary reports indicate there are no serious injuries. The aircraft was carrying 148 passengers and a crew of six.

American Airlines is in direct contact with officials from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration and is cooperating fully with appropriate authorities. American Airlines will not speculate as to possible causes of the incident. At this point, no additional details can be confirmed.

SOURCE American Airlines

via AMERICAN AIRLINES STATEMENT REGARDING FLIGHT 331 Release #1 @ 11:58 p.m..

Jamaica Observer states there were 40 injuries

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  1. […] Jamaica. AA Flight 331, a Boeing 737-800, crash landed in … http://newsbizarre.com/ AMERICAN AIRLINES STATEMENT REGARDING FLIGHT 331 Release #1 @ 11 … 1 hour ago 22 /PRNewswire/ — On Tuesday, December 22, 2009, American Airlines Flight 331, a […]

  2. Apparently the plane touched down in the middle of the runway, not allowing it enough time to brake sufficiently. Investigations continue, however.

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