British Airways: ‘What Happens in Vegas Gets Flame-Retardant Sprayed on it in Vegas’Posted: September 8, 2015
British Airways Flight Catches Fire on Las Vegas Runway
At least two people were injured after an engine on a London-bound British Airways jet caught fire on a Las Vegas airport runway Tuesday.
McCarren Airport said the incident involved British Airways flight 2276, which was headed to London’s Gatwick Airport.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the plane’s left engine caught fire Tuesday afternoon while it was preparing for take off. A plume of black smoke could be seen billowing into the sky but firefighters quickly doused the aircraft with fire retardant.
McCarran International Airport spokesman Chris Jones says the 159 passengers and 13 crew members on the British Airways flight had gotten off the plane. The airport reported on its official Twitter account that two passengers were taken to a hospital for minor injuries….(read more)
Source: Fox News
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