The partner of the British Airways pilot whose plane burst into flames as it was preparing to take off from Las Vegas has said she is "very proud" and "grateful everyone is safe and sound".
Chris Henkey told evacuated passengers that the fire had been the result of "catastrophic engine failure". 172 people were forced to escape on emergency slides.
Lenka Nevolna said: "I'm very proud and grateful that everyone is safe and sound."
She added: "He rung as soon as it happened and asked me to let his daughter know as well. We are immensely proud of him, it's very overwhelming."
Steve Bingham suffers regular flashbacks and been on medication for psychological trauma since the incident.
The veteran British Airways pilot hailed a hero for saving the lives of passengers on a burning plane has said he is unlikely to fly again.
ITV News Business Editor Joel Hills explains what happened to British Airways Flight 2276 at Las Vegas Airport.