British Airways B744 over Atlantic on Oct 20th 2018, electrical problems
Last Update: October 21, 2018 / 20:26:00 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
A passenger reported the inflight entertainment system failed shortly after departure soon followed by the lighting in cabin and lavatories. Some more time later the galleys lost power and the only lights remaining were the passenger overhead signs. Cabin crew detected an unusual odour, flight crew performed an inspection of the cabin to determine the source of the odour. The aircraft subsequently turned around, about 15 minutes after turning around the captain announced they were returning to Heathrow due to issues with one of the electrical systems. After landing the passengers were accomodated near the airport, they were rebooked onto flights the next day.
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