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Southampton stag party describe moment BA plane caught fire

Out on the town: Chris Peden, Jay Jennings Simon Hassett, Luke Jones and Harry Hajiantoni. Photo: Luke Jones

As we were taking off the engine exploded! The plane was filled with smoke but we all got off all right. We had another night in Vegas, though!

– Luke Jones
The Boeing 777 is evacuated Credit: Luke Jones

You might have seen or heard. An engine on our plane exploded and caught fire when we were taking off from Vegas. We did a bit of a landing then evacuated (very dramatic!!). We're all fine. A bit shaken.

– Simon Hassett
Fire crews extinguish the fire at Las Vegas Credit: Luke Jones

We are all fine but I reckon we might be getting a boat home!

– Luke Jones

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