Blue Islands plane at London Southend Airport after emergency landing
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Southend airport plane fire: Blue Islands flight in emergency landing

A plane flying from Jersey to London City Airport was forced to make an emergency landing after fears one of its engines was on fire.

Firefighters were called to London Southend Airport at 08:30 GMT after the on-board crew reported a possible blaze in one of the engines. Nobody was injured.

Airline Blue Islands claimed initial investigations suggested it had been a false alarm.

  • 02 Jan 2015
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