Emergency Services Respond To Fire Alarm Incident Sydney Airport

The plane is believed to be a Virgin Australia aircraft.

A plane with passengers on board at Sydney Airport triggered a fire alarm on Tuesday morning.

Airport firefighters activated procedures, and all passengers were evacuated. The plane, believed to be a Virgin Australia aircraft, was moved to a terminal.

There are no reports of injuries, with paramedics called to the scene as a precaution only.

Virgin Australia confirmed to ten daily that there was no fire, and are unclear what caused the warning light to activate.

"Virgin Australia flight VA1627, Sydney-Ayres Rock, safely returned to the gate prior to take-off this morning, after a warning light in the flight deck illuminated while on the taxiway," said a spokesperson.

"There was no fire or any smoke present, however in line with standard operating procedures, the Captain return to the gate as a precautionary measure, escorted by emergency services."

"Engineers are currently inspecting the aircraft and guests are being reaccommodated onto other services. We apologise for the inconvenience this may have caused, however safety is our number one priority."

It is standard procedure once the warning light has been activated, fire crews will escort the aircraft back to the terminal.

Sydney Airport has been contacted for comment.