National Transportation Safety Board investigation on incident produced at airport in Las Vegas


The airline said Wednesday that everyone had been released from the hospital. A total of 159 passengers were on board Flight 2276, along with three pilots and 10 cabin crew. The fire shut down the runway until about midnight local time (3 a.m. ET). The flight-tracking website FlightAware reported delays on departing flights of up to 45 minutes. British Airways said in a statement, after incident: “Our crew evacuated the aircraft safely and the fire was quickly extinguished by the emergency services at the airport. A small number of customers and our crew have been taken to hospital. All customers have been provided with hotel accommodation, and our colleagues are helping them with anything further they require.” The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the incident. Boeing offered technical assistance.


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