Washington, D. C. 20549


                           FORM 8-K

                        CURRENT REPORT

            Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

                Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of earliest event
  reported:  November 12, 2001

                           AMR CORPORATION
        (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         Delaware                   1-8400                75-1825172
  (State of Incorporation) ( Commission File Number)     (IRS Employer
                                                       Identification No.)

4333 Amon Carter Blvd.      Fort Worth, Texas              76155
(Address of principal executive offices)                (Zip Code)

                            (817) 963-1234
                     (Registrant's telephone number)


Item 5.  Other Events

AMR  Corporation  ("AMR") is filing herewith a  press  release
issued by American Airlines, Inc. ("American", a wholly  owned
subsidiary of AMR) on November 12, 2001 as Exhibit 99.1  which
is  included herein.  This press release was issued to confirm
that Flight 587, an American Airlines Airbus A300 aircraft  en
route  from  New York Kennedy to Santo Domingo,  crashed  near
Kennedy airport on November 12, 2001.

Subsequent to the issuance of this release, American increased
the passenger count on Flight 587 to a total of 251 passengers.

Item 7.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

The following exhibits are included herein:

99.1 Press Release



     Pursuant  to the requirements of the Securities  Exchange
Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to  be
signed  on  its  behalf  by  the  undersigned  hereunto   duly

                                        AMR CORPORATION

                                        /s/ Charles D. MarLett
                                        Charles D. MarLett
                                        Corporate Secretary

Dated:  November 13, 2001

                         EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit        Description

99.1      Press Release


                                             Exhibit 99.1

Monday, Nov. 12, 2001, 9:20 a.m. CST

       American Airlines Statement Regarding Flight 587

Flight 587, an American Airlines Airbus A300 aircraft en route
from New York Kennedy to Santo Domingo, crashed today near
Kennedy airport. The preliminary passenger list indicates the
aircraft carried 246 passengers and a crew of nine. American
Airlines will not speculate as to possible causes of the
accident. At this point, no additional details can be

Family members wishing to receive information about passengers
may contact American Airlines at the following toll-free
number: (800) 245-0999.

American Airlines officials are in direct contact with
officials of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board,
and American is cooperating fully with federal, state and
local authorities.