British Airways B744 at Toronto and Montreal on Jun 22nd 2016, mass and balance problem

Last Update: June 26, 2016 / 16:52:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-92

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVJ performing flight BA-92 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL350 about 110nm eastnortheast of Montreal,QC (Canada) when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Montreal due to a cargo loading error. The aircraft landed safely on Montreal's runway 24R about 105 minutes after departure from Toronto and about 55 minutes after the decision to divert.

A passenger reported cargo had been loaded into an invalid cargo bay. The aircraft diverted to have the cargo reloaded correctly.

According to information The Aviation Herald received a cargo container was erroneously loaded into bay C5 resulting in a mass and balance issue. The cargo was unloaded and correctly loaded.

The aircraft departed Montreal after about 2 hours on the ground and reached London with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-92

Aircraft Registration
G-CIVJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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