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A jumbo jet carrying a 138 passengers made an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport this morning.
The 747 aircraft developed a suspected technical problem as it flew from Houston to Heathrow, as Nicola Hendy reports.
British Airways this morning confirmed that one of their 747 aircraft with around 140 passengers on board had been diverted to Cardiff.
The spokeswoman said she had no information on a suggestion from people working around the airport that the incident had been caused by reports of smoke in the cabin. She said her team were still speaking to engineers
Cardiff Airport has confirmed it has dealt with an emergency landing of a BA flight at 10.40am this morning.
Airport staff launched a full emergency procedure, with fire crews in attendance.
A Cardiff Airport spokesperson has confirmed there were no issues on landing.