COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Two Delta passengers were injured Thursday while using emergency slides to exit a Boeing 757 that made an emergency landing at the Colorado Springs Airport, authorities said.
Delta flight 1921 landed at 10:30 a.m. after it was diverted here because of a problem with the plane's right engine, the Federal Aviation Administration said. A fire broke out in the plane's main landing gear after touching down, the FAA said.
Two people suffered minor injuries while exiting the plane and were taken to a local hospital, said Colorado Springs Fire Department spokesman Lt. Bill Hull.
Airport spokeswoman Kelly Jackson had no further details.
The plane -- with 224 people on board -- took off from Detroit and was bound for Phoenix before it was diverted, the Delta website shows.
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