News Boeing 777 Catches Fire On Take Off From Las Vegas

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    A British Airways jet has caught fire at Las Vegas airport, sending smoke billowing into the air.
    The plane – a Boeing 777 – could be seen with flames around its fuselage.
    There were 159 passengers and 13 crew on board. Two people were treated for minor injuries as a result of the fire, which involved a flight that was due to fly from the US city’s McCarran airport to Gatwick.

    It was not immediately clear what had caused the blaze, which was quickly put out by emergency services.

    Dramatic images of flight 2276 were shared on social media by members of the public at the airport, which is five miles south of downtown Las Vegas.


     
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    Fuck the wife grab the money.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Hard to tell but it looks like the engines caught fire. I wonder if Boeing will ground all 777's?
     
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    lucky the whole goddamn thing didnt explode right there
     
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    Fuck.
    There goes my Boeing stock tomorrow...:oops:
     
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    Wow! People actually took their BAGS off too? WTF?

    If that plane was on fire and some asshole was holding up the line getting his bag out of the overhead compartment, I'd shove his ass right towards the door. Fuck that shit! Peoples' lives are at stake!

    I recently read a book about the Andrea Doria sinking in '56, and there were accounts of passengers trying to get on the lifeboats with their luggage. :facepalm:
     
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    predictive programming, people :grad:

     
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    Getthepoisonout I regret my username

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    No need for that, the engine has proven very safe, plus they are designed to disintegrate and keep the fire contained to the engine itself and not spread.....apparently it works.
     
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    That will definitely not happen.
     
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    Wow these pilots were pretty calm. Here is the Air Traffic control communications. https://clyp.it/jrvdzhrw

    (oh just so you know the radio callsign for British Airways is Speedbird)
     
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    That's gonna be bad for business.
     
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