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Last Updated: Thursday January 17 2008 17:02 GMT

In Pictures: Plane crash lands at Heathrow

Plane at Heathrow

A passenger jet made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning, missing the runway as it landed.

Fire officers by the plane

As you can see in this picture, the under part of the plane and engine were badly damaged in the crash.

The plane at Heathrow

All 136 passengers on board were led off the plane to safety. Six people were slightly hurt in the accident.

The plane's damaged wing

It was a British Airways flight from Beijing in China to London. The crash also damaged one of its wings.

The plane on the runway

Six ambulances and all of the airport's fire engines were sent to the scene.

The emergency services sprayed the plane with special foam to stop it from bursting into flames.

The emergency services sprayed the plane with special foam to stop it from bursting into flames.

Plane on the runway

Prime Minister Gordon Brown was on another plane at the airport when the accident happened. But his plane wasn't involved in the incident at all.

Fire crews by stricken plane

One person who saw the crash said the plane flew towards the runway at "a funny angle".

Crashed BA plane

Here you can clearly see the damage to the under part of the plane.



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