BAW B788 near Brussels on Jun 11th 2024, engine surge

Last Update: June 11, 2024 / 19:22:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 11, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-143

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJG

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A BAW British Airways Boeing 787-8, registration G-ZBJG performing flight BA-143 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Delhi (India), was enroute at FL310 near Brussels (Belgium) when the crew decided to return to London Heathrow after one of the engines (Trent 1000) had surged. The aircraft maintained FL310, entered a hold on approach to Heathrow and landed safely back on Heathrow's runway 27L about one hour after the decision to turn around.

A replacement Boeing 787-9 registration G-ZBKG is currently enroute to Delhi and is estimated to reach India with a delay of about 7:15 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a minor technical issue.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in London about 8 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 11, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-143

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJG

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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