British Airways - Boeing 777-200 - 2015-09-08

Date & Time 2015-09-08 :: 16:14
Country USA
Location KLAS LAS Las Vegas-Mc Carran Intl
Airline British Airways
A/C Type Boeing 777-200
A/C Register G-VIIO
Flight Number BA 2276
From KLAS/LAS: Las Vegas-Mc Carran Intl
Via EGKK/LGW: London Gatwick

The Boeing 777 caught fire on the take-off runway after an engine failure resulting in serious fire damage. All on board were evacuated via emergency slides. The aircraft is a possible hull loss

British Airways flight 2276 to London-Gatwick Airport was accelerating for take-off when an (uncontained) engine failure occured.


The pilots quickly aborted the take-off run and came to a stop approximately in the 1st 3rd of runway 07L(eft).

At that point flames and thick smoke was seen soming from engine #1 triggering an emergencxy evacuation of the aircraft.