American Airlines sued by Wells Fargo for returning aircraft late

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) was late in returning three aircraft by two, 45 and 49 days, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday in New York.

Wells Fargo said the Fort Worth-based airline leased three Boeing aircraft — which have a market value of more than $15 million each — for a monthly rate of $250,000. The bank, acting as owner trustee, said because American was late in returning the aircraft, it had to pay extra to technical experts who had been dispatched…