British Airways B744 near Faroe Islands on Jul 11th 2015, thrust reverser indication

Last Update: July 12, 2015 / 19:57:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-85

Aircraft Registration
G-BNLV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-BNLV performing flight BA-85 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Vancouver,BC (Canada), was enroute at FL340 about 150nm south of Faroe Islands when the crew decided to return to London Heathrow due to a thrust reverser indication (engine RB211). The aircraft landed safely back on Heathrow's runway 27R about 90 minutes later.

The flight was postponed over night. A replacement Boeing 747-400 registration G-CIVD departed as flight BA-9601 with a delay of 24 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 11, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-85

Aircraft Registration
G-BNLV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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