British Airways B772 near Istanbul on Apr 11th 2015, fuel leak

Last Update: April 12, 2015 / 15:39:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-198

Departure
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
G-YMMU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-YMMU performing flight BA-198 from Mumbai (India) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 about 160nm north of Istanbul in Bulgarian Airspace near Varna, when the crew reported a possible fuel leak and decided to divert to Istanbul, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour later.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration G-VIIF was dispatched from London Heathrow to Istanbul, resumed the flight the following morning and reached London with a delay of 21 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-198

Departure
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
G-YMMU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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