British Airways B788 at London on Jan 15th 2018, cracked windshield

Last Update: January 16, 2018 / 21:59:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-225

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJB

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A British Airways Boeing 787-800, registration G-ZBJB performing flight BA-225 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to New Orleans,LA (USA), was climbing out of London when the crew stopped the climb at FL090, dumped fuel and returned to Heathrow for a safe landing about 65 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 787-900 registration G-ZBKF reached New Orleans with a delay of about 6 hours.

A passenger reported the captain announced there was a small crack in the windshield, they were dumping fuel and returning to London.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 15, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-225

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJB

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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