Flight from London to Seattle turns back during emergency

LONDON -- A flight departing Heathrow Airport in London Friday for Seattle was forced to turn back a few hours into the trip because of an onboard emergency.

According to AirLive.net, British Airways flight BA49 out of London Heathrow turned around because of a problem with cabin oxygen.

The plane landed safely back at the airport a short time later. The passengers are expected to get on another flight headed for Seattle at around 9:50 a.m. PST.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.