British Airways A321 near London on Jun 23rd 2019, fumes in the cockpit

Last Update: June 24, 2019 / 22:54:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-851

Aircraft Registration
G-EUXG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-EUXG performing flight BA-851 from Warsaw (Poland) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was descending towards London when the crew donned their oxygen masks reporting fumes in the cockpit. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Heathrow's runway 09L.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Heathrow about 28 hours after landing. A number of flights assigned to the A321 needed to be downgraded and a number of passengers to be rebooked onto other flights as result.

The aircraft had experienced another two fume events in June, see Accident: British Airways A321 near Copenhagen on Jun 8th 2019, fumes on board and Incident: British Airways A321 at Sofia on Jun 15th 2019, fumes in cockpit.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-851

Aircraft Registration
G-EUXG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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