Here's the last update from LCY
London City Airport can confirm that the airfield is now fully open for arriving and departing aircraft. The disabled aircraft, involved in the incident this morning, was recovered and removed from the runway at 17:04. As the aircraft was being towed the Airport’s Operations team conducted a full runway inspection, declaring the airfield open at 17:05.
As a result of the incident this morning, all airline services have been disrupted. London City Airport would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused and advise all passengers to contact their airline for further travel information.
The incident involved an Air France flight, operated by CityJet, from Paris Orly, flight number AF5020 (aircraft type BAe146 – 200).
On landing at 08.35 this morning the aircraft tyres burst. We can confirm that the aircraft safely came to rest at the eastern end of the runway and all 55 passengers and 5 crew were safely transported to the terminal.
London City Airport would like to thank the emergency services, who were stood down early this morning once the incident was declared safe, and airport and airline staff for their support in assisting the Airport to return to full operational status. Finally, we would like to thank all passengers affected by today’s incident for their understanding and patience