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British Airways plane catches fire on takeoff

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LAS VEGAS (CNN)-- A British Airways plane caught fire as it prepared to takeoff in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon.
The London-bound craft was immediately evacuated.
159 passengers and 13 crew members deplaned via emergency slide and were bussed back to the terminal.
Two people suffered minor injuries.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane experienced engine failure.

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