British Airways B772 near Baku on Jul 12th 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 12, 2018 / 21:18:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-199

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-VIIA performing flight BA-199 (dep Jul 11th) from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Mumbai (India) with 197 passengers and 17 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 170nm south of Baku (Azerbaijan) in Iranian air space when the crew decided to divert to Baku after needing to shut the left hand engine (GE90) down. The aircraft landed safely on Baku's runway 16 about 70 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration G-VIIG has been dispatched to Baku and departed Baku for Mumbai about 17.5 hours after landing G-VIIA.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-199

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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