British Airways jet catches FIRE as passengers and crew are evacuated

PASSENGERS had to be evacuated off a British Airways jet after it caught fire.

Dramatic pictures show firefighters hosing down the plane at Copenhagen Airport in Denmark shortly after it touched down from London.

Fire crews hosed down the plane after it caught on fire

Fire crews hosed down the plane after it caught on fireKrediet: Twitter/@gabegudgel

All crew and passengers had to be rushed off the aircraft as emergency services dealt with the blaze.

But those waiting to jet back to London were left feeling frustrated at operators were forced to cancel the return flight.

Videos shared on social media show the waiting room crowded with passengers, watching on as fire crews sprayed the jet.

No injuries were reported.

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Danish police said the plane was evacuated after a fire broke out in one of the engines.

Cops tweeted: “A fire erupted in an engine of a passenger jet that was stopped at the gate.

Fire is out. Passengers evacuated. No one injured.

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