British Airways B772 near London on Feb 12th 2017, strong electrical odour on board

Last Update: February 14, 2017 / 22:01:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-123

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-VIIK performing flight BA-123 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Doha (Qatar), was climbing out of London when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 reporting a strong electrical odour on board. The aircraft turned around and returned to London Heathrow, while descending towards Heathrow the crew received indication of a DC Bus problem. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 09L about 30 minutes after stopping the climb at FL270. Emergency services checked the aircraft and followed the aircraft to the apron.

A passenger reported they were told about fumes in the cabin. The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next day's flights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-123

Destination
Doha, Qatar

Aircraft Registration
G-VIIK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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