Reported in BBC News Online:
Aircraft: BAe Avro RJ 100
Route: EDI - LCY
On Board: 86 (not sure pax/crew)
"Passengers on board a flight from Edinburgh to London City Airport had to make an emergency exit following a suspected engine fire. One passenger reported seeing flames shooting out of an engine on the aircraft as it prepared for take-off on Wednesday morning.
The 0800 GMT CitiExpress flight to London had been taxiing to the main runway at Edinburgh for take off when the emergency happened.
Businessman Alasdair Morton said there was a power failure in the middle of the pre-flight safety briefing.
"As it came back on the second time I noticed some flames coming from the right hand engine," he said.
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What is it with BA and engine problems recently?