Monarch Airlines flight to Malaga was aborted, at around 7AM this morning (16/03), following reports of a suspected engine fault on the runway at Birmingham Airport.

Anup Sodha, who was onboard the plane, tweeted: “Monarch flight Birmingham to Malaga aborted on take off. New engine overheated.”

Fire crews from Birmingham Airport Fire Department dealt with the incident.

(Image: Clive Shotton)