British Airways A388 near London on Mar 13th 2016, free shower in lower deck
Last Update: March 16, 2016 / 22:26:55 GMT/Zulu time
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 64 hours before resuming service.
Passengers reported that about 90 minutes prior to landing in Heathrow a huge water leak occurred in the upper deck flooding the floor with water of about 1cm depth for about 15 minutes. The electrical systems in the cabin were turned off, the water soon came through the ceiling and the air conditioning into the lower deck. About 15 minutes later the captain made an announcement stating that a water leak had occurred, however, it was safe to continue to London.
A similiar event had occurred in 2014, see Incident: Qantas A388 near Los Angeles on Jul 2nd 2014, rain in cabin.
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