British Airways B772 over Atlantic on Mar 28th 2015, electrical odour on board

Last Update: March 28, 2015 / 19:01:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-2156

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-VIIU performing flight BA-2156 (dep Mar 27th) from Antigua (Antigua) to London Gatwick,EN (UK) with 239 people on board, was enroute at FL390 over the Atlantic Ocean when the crew reported an electrical smell and decided to divert to Shannon (Ireland), where the aircraft landed safely on runway 24.

The airline confirmed a minor technical fault.

A replacement Boeing 787-800 registration G-ZBJG was dispatched to Shannon and is estimated to reach London with a delay of 10.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-2156

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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