British Airways A20N near London on Feb 25th 2019, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: February 26, 2019 / 23:09:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-706

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
G-TTNC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A British Airways Airbus A320-200N, registration G-TTNC performing flight BA-706 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Vienna (Austria), was climbing out of Heathrow's runway 09R when the crew stopped the climb at about FL310 due to a cargo smoke indication and decided to turn around and divert to London Stansted,EN (UK), where the aircraft landed safely on runway 22 about 40 minutes after departure. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

A replacement A320-200 registration G-EUUO reached Vienna with a delay of about 5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft departed Stansted about 18 hours after landing and positioned to Heathrow. The aircraft is still on the ground in Heathrow about 8 hours after landing in Heathrow.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-706

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
G-TTNC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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