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27/03/2014
London City Airport can confirm that a technical issue occurred onboard Swiss flight LX437 due to depart to Geneva at around 15.00 on Thursday 27 March 2014.  74 passengers and four crew were evacuated immediately and three people were treated at the scene for minor injuries by the London Ambulance Service.     
 
The runway was closed temporarily and re-opened at 16.15. Flights will be disrupted and affected passengers should contact their airline for information.

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@paullmcraig Sorry to read this, we'll certainly pass on your feedback this morning
@tazmac2 great pictures!
@Informedfitness Have a great trip!
Good morning, let us know if you're flying from LCY today!
@ryanplb11 @thebavers Have a great flight, enjoy the views on the approach into LCY!
@NigelInterface appreciate the feedback & apologies you've not had a great experience today. We're experiencing a few delays this eve
@NigelInterface sorry to read this, is there anything we can help with?
@CounterCultureG we'll pass this to our team & see if they can fix
@SimonConway Apologies for delay restrictions were put on airspace due to local incident, incident now over & returning to normal.
@FOHeming That is the best seat on the DLR #winning
@svanstiphout good flight? Have a great trip!
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