British Airways B744 over Hudson Strait on Nov 12th 2019, airspeed indication problem

Last Update: November 15, 2019 / 17:58:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-273

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVP performing flight BA-273 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to San Diego,CA (USA), was enroute at FL360 over the Hudson Strait about 70nm westsouthwest of Kimmirut Lake Harbor Airport,NU (Canada) when the crew declared emergency reporting a problem with their speed indications. The aircraft deviated from the assigned flight level up to FL368 and returned to FL360. About 11 minutes later the crew advised, they had been able to resolve the issue, and cancelled the emergency. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in San Diego about 5:10 hours later.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew declared emergency reporting problems with their speed indicators and cancelled the emergency 11 minutes later advising the situation has been resolved.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-273

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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