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Delta Plane Engine Fails, Forces Plane To Return

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (WFLX) A Delta plane's engine malfunctions in mid-air over South Florida Sunday, prompting an emerncy landing return to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int'l Airport.

A spokesman for Delta said all 109 Minneapolis-bound passengers aboard the aircraft returned safely to the airport and "landed without incident."

Officials said the captain received a warning about possible damage to one of the engines and shut it down immediately.

All the passengers on the Boeing aircraft were rebooked on other flights.

Officials said shrapnel from the engine showered over parts of Port Everglades.

Delta is looking into the cause of the engine failure.

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