American Airlines plane catches fire on Chicago runway while taking off

An American Airlines plane has caught fire on the runway of Chicago's O'Hare airport while taking off. The Boeing 767 bound for Miami experienced an "uncontained engine failure", officials involved in the investigation said. The pilot aborted the take-off and evacuated everyone on board via emergency chutes as black smoke billowed from the plane. Twenty people suffered minor injuries, the fire department said. Nine crew members and 161 passengers were on board. VIDEO: bbcnews