Smoke billows out from a plane that caught fire at McCarren International Airport
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BA pilot: 'Mayday, we have a fire'

A recording of a call for mayday from the pilot of a British Airways plane that caught fire at Las Vegas airport, has been released.

An engine of the aircraft that was bound for London caught fire, forcing the evacuation of 172 people on board on emergency slides.

Airport officials said at least 13 people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

  • 09 Sep 2015
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