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Narrative:American Flight 309 departed New York's LaGuardia Airport at 08:15. The MD-80 apparently suffered an uncontained no.2 engine failure. Debris fell on a rooftop of a building in Queens.
McDonnell Douglas MD-83
|C/n / msn:|| 53621/2274|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 93|
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||near New York-LaGuardia, NY (LGA) -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Initial climb|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||New York-LaGuardia, NY (LGA)|
|Destination airport:||Chicago O'Hare Intl (KORD)|
The plane landed safely at runway 22R 21 minutes later.
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