Smoke reported on Glasgow-Stornoway aircraft

Jun 16 2011

An emergency was declared at Glasgow Airport following reports of smoke coming from the engine of an aircraft.

The Loganair plane was taxiing at the time, ahead of flying from Glasgow to Stornoway with 30 passengers. No-one was hurt in the incident.

Loganair said the flight was halted and the fire service attended according to routine procedure.

A spokesman said: "Loganair is carrying out a full investigation as we would for any technical fault."

The passengers boarded a replacement aircraft about two hours later.

The incident happened on the BST 1050 Glasgow to Stornoway flight on Thursday morning.

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