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Emergency landing causes delays at Heathrow

Emergency landing causes delays at Heathrow

An emergency landing by a British Airways jet has briefly closed both runways at London's Heathrow Airport.
Airport officials said Friday that one of the airport's two runways had now reopened but that there were still delays.
Heathrow officials say passengers were evacuated safely from the stricken plane. Footage broadcast on British television showed the plane in the air with smoke streaming from one engine.
British Airways says an investigation is under way. The jet was surrounded by fire vehicles after it landed, and passengers and crew used evacuation slides to leave the plane.


Updated : 2021-04-15 19:00 GMT+08:00