Gatwick airport emergency landing: 15 injured as cabin fire fills cabin with smoke

Drama - A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330 is surrounded by emergency services vehicles after making an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport due to a fire in the cockpit

  A blaze on board a packed jet forced an emergency landing at Gatwick yesterday. The 299 passengers and 13 crew on board were evacuated using escape slides in a drama that closed the airport for several hours. Fifteen required hospital attention, many with suspected broken bones. Scores of other flights had to be suspended, delaying thousands of […]

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