British Airways B772 near London on Sep 14th 2020, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 15, 2020 / 17:50:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-113

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-VIIC performing flight BA-113 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing through FL250 out of Heathrow's runway 09R when the crew received indication of loss of oil pressure for the left hand engine (GE90) and shut the engine down. The aircraft descended to FL100, went over the Bristol Channel to dump fuel and returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing on runway 09L about 65 minutes after departure. The aircraft vacated the runway, stopped briefly on the parallel taxiway and continued to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in London about 26 hours after landing. The aircraft had been in long term storage in Cardiff from Jun 25th 2020 to Sep 8th 2020, then positioned to London Heathrow and on Sep 14th departed for its first revenue flight since the storage.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-113

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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