A British Airways #BA174 declared an emergency and diverted to St. John’s due to fire alarm.

The Boeing Boeing 777-200 (reg. G-ZZZA) with 209 people onboard operating flight #BA174 from JFK to London Heathrow was forced to divert to St. John’s during the night.

The captain announced a potential fire in the forward cargo hold.

©Fred Hutton

Fire crews were on standby and inspected the plane.

All 209people onboard were taken to local hotels to spend the night.

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