Heathrow's northern runway remains closed

Heathrow Airport's northern runway remains closed after a BA flight was forced to make an emergency landing.

The BA plane pictured on Heathrow's northern runway after it landed and the passengers and crew were removed.
The BA plane pictured on Heathrow's northern runway after it landed and the passengers and crew were removed. Credit: ITV News

After the BA flight landed, emergency vehicles surrounded the plane and emergency chutes were deployed.

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