Heathrow airport closes both runways after plane fire

by Reuters
Friday, 12 July 2013 16:17 GMT

LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) - Britain's Heathrow airport said on Friday it had closed both its runways after a fire aboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane.

A Heathrow spokeswoman said fire services were attending the incident but could not provide any more details. There were no passengers aboard the plane.