Transcript for Tense Moments for Passengers on American Airlines and Spirit Airlines Flights
We turn to two scarce tonight. The plane at the gate in Dallas when passengers spotted flames through the window. Smoke filling the cabin, emergency slides deployed. ABC's Clayton Sandell on that flight and the other causing concern today, too. Reporter: The American airlines flight from Dallas to Chicago was ready for takeoff. Then, trouble. Possible smoke in the cabin forcing 146 passengers and crew down emergency slides. American says three people were hurt. The md-80 jet is an older model, and American is currently phasing them out. That's not good. Reporter: Dallas airport firefighters had a busy day. 1-7 center cleared to land spirit 407. Reporter: Also responding to a spirit airlines flight that touched down from Orlando. A landing gear tire in flames. Asked us to put our blinds down to keep the plane cool for the next takeoff. Reporter: David, luckily no one injured in that fire. Both of those incidents are under investigation. Major developments in the police shooting in Cincinnati,
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