PUBLISHED: 14:28, Mon, Nov 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 18:46, Mon, Nov 23, 2020
A British Airways Boeing has burst into flames at Castellón Airport (Image: TWITTER/FLYNEWSMAGAZINE)
Social media footage showed smoke billowing out from behind the cockpit of a British Airways Boeing 747-400. Firefighters at a Castellón Airport in Valencia, Spain, were able to extinguish the blaze, but the jet suffered major damage. Spanish authorities have said there were no casualties from the fire. The cause of the blaze has not yet been confirmed but authorities have reported it was to be scrapped regardless.
Castellón Airport issued a statement on Twitter, saying that the Boeing was to be scrapped and no passengers were on board.
They added: “Castellón Airport firefighters and Provincial Fire Consortium Castellon worked together to extinguish a fire in an aircraft.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
“There have been no injuries to regret and the fire is already confined.”
Four Provincial Fire Consortium Castellon (CPBC) fire fighters were sent to tackle the fire, along with 2 command units as back up.
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British Airways news: The fire was extinguished at 12:59pm GMT (Image: GETTY)
British Airways news: The Boeing was a decommissioned