Arik A332 at London on Mar 24th 2016, technical fault

Last Update: March 25, 2016 / 15:46:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Arik Air

Flight number
W3-101

Aircraft Registration
5N-JIC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

An Arik Air Airbus A330-200, registration 5N-JIC performing flight W3-101 from Lagos (Nigeria) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was on approach to Heathrow Airport maintaining 9000 feet when the crew reported a technical problem. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Heathrow's runway 27L at a normal speed about 10 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a technical fault on landing in Heathrow and needs to remain on the ground until Friday. The return flight was rescheduled for Friday (Mar 25th) 12:00L, however, has not yet left ground at 15:42L.

A number of Nigerian media titled along "Arik flight Survives Crash At Heathrow Airport".
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 24, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Arik Air

Flight number
W3-101

Aircraft Registration
5N-JIC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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