British Airways B772 over Atlantic on Feb 3rd 2013, first officer incapacitated due to fumes on flight deck
Last Update: February 6, 2013 / 22:15:43 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported that the passengers remained on board of the aircraft until a replacement aircraft arrived. Both flight crew underwent medical examinations with no anomalies found, both flight crew were deemed fit for flying. British Airways maintenance attempted to determine the source of or duplicate the fumes but were unable to do so, the aircraft was returned to service.
A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration G-VIIH departed Goose Bay 10 hours after landing and reached Philadelphia with a delay of 11 hours.
The incident aircraft was ferried to London Heathrow on Feb 6th 2013 as flight BA-9157. A ground observer reported the aircraft prompted an emergency response at Heathrow Airport after touch down on runway 27R when the aircraft veered off the centerline and the crew suspected a tyre had blown on landing. Emergency services checked the right hand main gear before the aircraft taxied to the apron.
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