British Airways A319 at Belfast on Oct 27th 2015, engine problem

Last Update: October 28, 2015 / 13:30:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 27, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1421

Aircraft Registration
G-EUPH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A British Airways Airbus A319-100, registration G-EUPH performing flight BA-1421 from Belfast City,NI to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 108 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Belfast City Airport's runway 22 with the gear just being retracted when a loud bang was heard. The crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet and diverted to Belfast's International Airport Aldergrove for a safe landing on runway 25 about 40 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

British Airways reported a technical issue as cause for the precautionary return to Belfast.

Passengers reported hearing a loud bang just while the gear was retracting. They were subsequently told of an engine (V2522) problem.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Belfast 17 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 27, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-1421

Aircraft Registration
G-EUPH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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