American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing Shortly After Takeoff - KWES NewsWest 9 / Midland, Odessa, Big Spring, TX: newswest9.com |

American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing Shortly After Takeoff

MIDLAND - An American Eagle flight had to take off twice to get to Dallas Friday evening.     

Midland airport officials tell NewsWest 9 the plane experienced engine failure and low oil pressure shortly after taking off.     

The plane landed safely with just one functioning engine and all the passengers evacuated safely.     

The flight eventually took off for Dallas around 7:40 Friday evening, about an hour delayed.

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