British Airways B763 at London on Jun 14th 2015, flaps problem

Last Update: June 14, 2015 / 16:58:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1461

Aircraft Registration
G-BNWZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A British Airways Boeing 767-300, registration G-BNWZ performing flight BA-1461 from Edinburgh,SC to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was on final approach to Heathrow's runway 27R when the crew went around from about 750 feet, 133 knots over ground. The crew subsequently entered a hold at 5000 feet to work the checklists reporting they were working on a flaps issue. After about 10 minutes the crew positioned for an approach to runway 27L advising they needed an approach speed of 169 KIAS, the aircraft landed safely on runway 27L at a higher than normal speed (touch down at 160 knots over ground) about 30 minutes after aborting the first approach.

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

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1461

Aircraft Registration
G-BNWZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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