"Heroes with grimy faces" - Sir Winston Churchill

"Heroes with grimy faces" - Sir Winston Churchill

May 29, 2013

FIRE OVER LONDON


HEATHROW AIRPORT LONDON - May 24, 2013

"One Airbus A319 with seventy-five passengers and five crew on board landed on Runway 27 Right following an engine cowling failure on take-off, causing hydraulic failure to right engine and fire in right engine.  Aircraft turned around.  On landing Heathrow Fire Service extinguished engine fire and carried out a full evacuation of aircraft.  Two passengers injured during evacuation, one suffering from hyperventilation and one with a sprained wrist.  Both treated by London Ambulance Service on scene.  Aircraft powered off and returned to stand under supervision of Airport Fire Service." - Brigade Control Information Bulletin