British Airways B772 near Gander on Jun 22nd 2019, smell of smoke, then heat and mist

Last Update: June 27, 2019 / 19:39:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-112

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-VIIB performing flight BA-112 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 227 passengers and 15 crew, was enroute at FL370 when cabin crew reported the smell of smoke near the door 2R. The flight crew worked the related checklists, shut the APU bleed air and recirculation fans off, the odour dissipated. Approximately 45 minutes later, the aircraft had climbed to FL380, the odour was again noticed, this time near both doors 2L and 2R, there was high heat near the overhead lockers. Cabin crew also noticed mist in the cabin. The checklist was run, however, no change of the situation occurred. The crew declared PAN PAN, diverted to Gander,NL (Canada), dumped fuel and landed safely in Gander about for a safe landing about 45 minutes after leaving FL380 about 80nm northeast of Gander.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft was subsequently ferried to Cardiff,WL (UK), the operator dispatched a replacement aircraft to carry the passengers to London.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration G-VIIK reached London with a delay of about 17 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-112

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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