A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 aborted takeoff from Chicago Midway Airport late Wednesday after one of its engines appeared to spew fiery sparks as the aircraft was progressing down the runway. There were 143 passengers aboard Southwest flight 3299, which was headed for Boston. There were no injuries reported. Southwest said in an emailed statement that the flight’s pilots “aborted takeoff … after indications of a performance issue with one of the engines. Customers ...

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