British Airways A388 enroute on Jun 10th 2022, waterfall on board

Last Update: June 14, 2022 / 13:15:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-293

Aircraft Registration
G-XLEK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A British Airways Airbus A380-800, registration G-XLEK performing flight BA-293 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Washington Dulles,DC (USA), was enroute nearing the end of the flight when a continuous waterfall developed on board pouring from the upper deck into the lower deck. The flight crew continued the flight for a safe landing in Washington while cabin crew were trying to control the water and mopped the floors. The aircraft landed safely on Washington's runway 01R.

The airline reported a faulty valve at the clean water supply was fixed upon arrival in the USA.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Washington for about 5:20 hours, then departed for the return flight BA-292 with a delay of about 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 10, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-293

Aircraft Registration
G-XLEK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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