Chicago flight diverted to Miami

February 22, 2008 1:44:27 PM PST
An American Airlines flight to Chicago has landed safely in Miami after being diverted with nose gear trouble. Flight 862 landed at Miami International Airport around 3:45 p.m. It had taken off from West Palm Beach but soon had trouble.

Pilots of the MD-80 jet burned off fuel as a precaution before landing. Airport spokesman Greg Chin says there are about 130 people aboard the plane.

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