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Watch: Flybe plane evacuates passengers at Exeter Airport

by Sarah Dunsby
28th Feb 19 3:09 pm

A flybe flight was forced to evacuate more than 100 passengers from a flight on Thursday morning, after one of the engines made a loud noise followed by smoke foiling the cabin.

Passengers on flight BE4321 was due to depart for Alicante, in Spain at 7:45 Thursday morning, passenger escaped from the flybe plane using inflatable slides to evacuate the aircraft.

A passenger filmed from Exeter airport runway passengers evacuating the flight.

Flybe said in a statement the aircraft, “experienced haze in the cabin just prior to take off.

“Flybe crew took the necessary precautionary measures and all 100 passengers and five crew members evacuated the aircraft safely.

“We are taking the situation very seriously and our immediate concern is for the welfare of all those involved.”

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