Virgin planes have been involved in several accidents in the past, none of which resulted in any passengers or crew being harmed:
- In August 2011, a Virgin Boeing 747-400 entered a closed section of the taxiway at ANR Robinson International Airport in Tobago and blew a tyre.
- In February 2005, a Virgin Airbus A340-600 was diverted to Amsterdam after a fault with the fuel computer system resulted in one engine failing.
- In November 1997, a Virgin Airbus A340-300 made an emergency landing at Heathrow airport after landing gear jammed
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The operation to recover the unexploded bomb near the Houses of Parliament let to disruption in central London overnight.
Southern parts of England and Wales will see sunny skies after a frosty start.
A police spokesman said the incident in the Bourke Street Mall on Friday was not related to terrorism.