British Airways B788 near Istanbul on Jun 15th 2019, engine problem

Last Update: June 17, 2019 / 23:01:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-36

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJI

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A British Airways Boeing 787-8, registration G-ZBJI performing flight BA-36 from Chennai (India) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 211 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 150nm east of Istanbul (Turkey) when the crew decided to divert to Istanbul's (new) Airport due to a problem with one of the engines (Trent 1000). The aircraft landed safely in Istanbul about 35 minutes later.

A replacement A321-200N registration G-NEOR was dispatched to Istanbul, resumed the flight and reached Heathrow with a delay of 11:40 hours.

The occurrence aircraft positioned back to Heathrow after about 50 hours on the ground in Istanbul and resumed service.

A passenger reported the crew announced engine issues, they were diverting to Istanbul.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Istanbul due to a minor technical issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 15, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-36

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJI

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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