An investigation is underway after a British Airways (BA) Boeing 777-200ER suffered a major engine fire as it was preparing for takeoff at McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. British Airways flight BA2276 was en route for London Gatwick at 16.13 local time on Sept. 8 when the fire broke out and the aircraft came to a halt on the runway, prompting a mayday call from crew to air traffic control requesting fire services. British Airways said in a statement, “Our ...

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