A British Airways A319 bound for Oslo was forced to make an emergency landing at London Heathrow this morning.

British Airways A319 BA762
Screenshot of flight BA762 – planefinder.net

British Airways A319

Eye witnesses reported seeing the aircraft trailing a stream of smoke with one engine engulfed by flames.

All passengers and crew are reported safe after evacuating the aircraft via the emergency chutes.

Both runways at the airport were closed but have now reopened.

Flight BA762 (Callsign BAW762) was on route to Gardermoen Airport, Oslo when the incident occurred.

The Airbus A319 aircraft, registration number G-EUOE first flew in 2001.

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Here on planefinder.net we tracked the flight out over London. Track BA762

BAW762
Airbus A319 G-EUOE in 2011 Photo © Stephen Morris Рpinkfroot.com

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