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Jet Returns to Cincinnati Airport

September 23, 2001

HEBRON, Ky. (AP) _ A Delta Air Lines jet returned to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport when one of its two engines failed after takeoff Saturday night, an airline spokeswoman said.

Delta Flight 48 landed safely about 15 minutes after takeoff, said airline spokeswoman Jenny Dervin.

The Boeing 767 was carrying 175 passengers to Frankfurt, Germany, Dervin said.

Delta would put the passengers on another flight Sunday morning, she said.

Officials did not know immediately know what caused the engine to fail, she said.

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