British Airways B788 over Black Sea on Jun 12th 2016, weather radar problems

Last Update: June 13, 2016 / 22:15:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-277

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJF

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A British Airways Boeing 787-800, registration G-ZBJF performing flight BA-277 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Hyderabad (India), was enroute at FL390 over the Black Sea about 70nm west of Batumi (Georgia) when the crew decided to return to London due to a problem with the weather radar. The aircraft landed safely back in Heathrow about 4:10 hours later.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 16 hours, then departed for the next day's flight BA-277.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-277

Destination
Hyderabad, India

Aircraft Registration
G-ZBJF

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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