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Passengers evacuate from the Boeing 777 which caught fire this evening at Las Vegas International Airport. (The Guardian) 1

Plane Catches Fire at Vegas Airport

Passengers evacuate from the Boeing 777 which caught fire this evening at Las Vegas International Airport. (The Guardian) “Catastrophic Failure” Of Engine on Plane During Takeoff (Las Vegas, NV) 4:13 PM (Local Time) A Boeing 777 has caught fire this evening at McCarran International Airport. The British Airways flight BA2276 plane was about to take off for London Gatwick when the left engine suffered ‘catastrophic failure’ and burst into flames. All 159 Passengers and 13 crew on board were safely evacuated via inflatable slides, though seven people were treated for minor injuries such as cuts and bruises from evacuation as a result...