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A British Airways plane’s engine burst into flames on Friday evening while flying from Phoenix, Arizona to London. The flight was forced to make an emergency landing as a result.
After an agonising flight circling over the desert to dump fuel, the plane returned to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport safely.
A spokesperson for BA told Mirror Online that shortly after take-off, the BA288 experienced a surge in one of its four engines. “Our flight crew are highly trained to deal with such events and shut down the engine before returning to the airport.”
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(Source: Mirror Online)
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