British Airways B772 near Delhi on Mar 19th 2017, lonely oven seeks attention

Last Update: March 21, 2017 / 22:34:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-143

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
G-YMMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-YMMP performing flight BA-143 (dep Mar 18th) from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Delhi (India), was nearing the top of descent into Delhi when smoke emanated from the aft galley prompting the crew to declare emergency while cabin crew worked the related procedures to shut the galley down, the smoke dissipated. The aircraft landed safely on Delhi's runway 10.

The airline reported their highly trained cabin crew dealt with burnt food in an onboard oven and reassured the customers that there was no danger.

The aircraft was able to depart for the return flight with a delay of one hour.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 19, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-143

Destination
Delhi, India

Aircraft Registration
G-YMMP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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