Ethiopian Airlines - Boeing 787-800 - 12.07.2013

Type -
Date & Time 12.07.2013 :: 15:50
Country UK
Location London-Heathrow Intl AP (EGLL), England
Airline Ethiopian Airlines
A/C Type Boeing 787-800
A/C Register ET-AOP
Flight Number

Whilst standing empty at position 592 on a remote apron, smoke was observed and the airport fre service alerted. Some and poss. flames were seen coming out the rear part of the cabin a fire broke out in the aft part of the cabin. Heathrow Airport fire brigade immediately responded and the fire was subsequently put out. There were no reports about any injured persons. Heat damage was visible on top of the aircraft roof close to the vertical tail. Fire burned through the fuselage in that area. Investigation to what have caused the fire is ongoing. The aircraft arrived at Heathrow airport in the morning and was parked inactive for about 8 hours when the incident occured