BA engine doors 'left unlatched'

An interim report says engine-covering doors on both engines on the smoke-trailing British Airways plane in last week's Heathrow landing drama had been left unlatched during maintenance.

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BA plane doors left open before emergency landing

A passenger video from the time showed the engine in trouble in the air.

Engine-covering doors on both engines on the smoke-trailing British Airways plane in last week's Heathrow landing drama had been left unlatched during maintenance, an interim report by the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch said today.

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