British Airways jet catches fire as passengers and crew are evacuated after flight from London 1 month ago

British Airways jet catches fire as passengers and crew are evacuated after flight from London

A fire erupted in one of the engines, police confirmed

Plane passengers had to be evacuated from a British Airways flight after it caught fire.

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The plane, which took off from London, was hosed down by firefighters at Copenhagen Airport in Denmark just after it landed yesterday evening.

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Danish police confirmed passengers was evacuated after a fire broke out in one of the engines.

Officers tweeted: "A fire erupted in an engine of a passenger jet that was stopped at the gate. Fire is out. Passengers evacuated. No one injured."

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Videos circulating through social media showed passengers packed into a crowded waiting room while fire crews dealt with the incident, The Sun reports.

One passenger claimed that other customers were taking their bags instead of leaving the plane - holding up the evacuation process for "at least 4 mins".

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JOE has contacted British Airways for comment.

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