Fire on parked plane at UK's Heathrow Airport closes down runways; no passengers aboard

Published July 12, 2013

| Associated Press

Heathrow Airport says it has suspended arrival and departures because of a fire on an empty plane parked at a remote stand.

The airport says in a tweet that there are no passengers aboard the plane.

London's fire department said Friday its crews are standing by to assist Heathrow Airport staff.