Flight misses Jamaica runway; no injuries reported

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Posted: Dec 23, 2009 12:25 AM

An American Airlines spokesman says a flight from Miami has overshot the runway in Kingston, Jamaica, but came to a safe stop. He says there are no reports of injuries or fatalities.

Charley Wilson says all passengers are off Flight 331. It took off from Miami International Airport Tuesday at 8:52 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive in Kingston at 10:27 p.m.

Willson says it was almost a full flight. He says normally a flight carries 140 passengers plus the crew.

He says more information was not available.

FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown says the plane was a Boeing 737.

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MIAMI (AP) _ An American Airlines spokesman says a flight from Miami has overshot the runway in Kingston, Jamaica, but came to a safe stop. He says there are no reports of injuries or fatalities.

Charley Wilson says all passengers are off Flight 331. It took off from Miami International Airport Tuesday evening. He says it was almost a full flight. He says normally a flight carries 140 passengers plus the crew.

He says more information was not available.

FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown says the plane was a Boeing 737.