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Passengers taken off British Airways flight after fire

All passengers have been taken off a British Airways flight due to fly from Las Vegas to London Gatwick after a part of the plane caught fire.

McCarran Airport said there are currently no known injuries following the incident on flight 2276, and the cause of the fire - which has now been put out - was not immediately stated.

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BA plane lands back at Heathrow after mid-air emergency

A British Airways' plane with more than 200 passengers on board has landed safely after having to return to London following a suspected technical problem.

The Boeing 777 - flight BA49 - had left Heathrow Airport at around 2.35pm today bound for Seattle in the USA.

It reached a point north-west of Edinburgh when the cockpit crew made the decision to return to Heathrow.

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