A fire on board a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 at London Heathrow (LHR) temporarily closed down the airport. LHR officials confirmed the fire and said the aircraft had been parked at a remote parking stand and no passengers were aboard. There are no injuries reported. Boeing said in a statement on Twitter, “We’re aware of the 787 event [at LHR] and have Boeing personnel there. We’re working to fully understand and address this.” Ethiopian was the first ...

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