*London Fire Brigade says fire extinguished and passengers safe
Two runways were shut at Heathrow after the emergency landing of a British Airways aircraft. The London Fire Brigade announced that the fire had been put out and all passengers have been safely evacuated, seeing the southern runway reopen.
A Heathrow spokesperson has told CNBC that the plane was grounded after they noticed debris falling off of it.
Stuck at Heathrow airport on BA plane,both runways closed.A plane lost an engine on take off,emergency landed with 2nd engine on fire.— jonathan charles (@ebrdcharles) May 24, 2013
Stuck on BA plane at Heathrow as full on emergency evacuation ongoing next to us. Plane lost engine on take off twitter.com/MrBarry79/stat…— Jeremy Thompson (@JeremyCThompson) May 24, 2013