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Plane heading for Gatwick bursts into flames

Passengers heading for Gatwick Airport in West Sussex were forced to evacuate onto the tarmac runway at Las Vegas when cabin crew noticed billowing smoke. The cause of the fire is not currently known.

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  1. Tom Savvides

Passenger describes how flames engulfed a BA plane

The pilot of a BA flight which caught fire on a runway in Las Vegas has said he is "finished flying." Chris Henkey, from Burghfield, near Reading, arrived back in the UK today along with passengers who were on board. Tom Savvides reports with interviews from the pilot's partner Lenka Nevolna, passenger Stuart Scheinman and Chris Henkey's neighbours, Roger Beale and Jacqueline Wood.

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