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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58562
Last updated: 15 December 2017
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Date:24-JAN-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-236ER
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-VIIH
C/n / msn: 27490
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:Kano (KAN) -   Nigeria
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:ABV
Destination airport:LHR
Narrative:
Flight BA82 had departed from Abuja when smoke became visible in the cockpit and smell of smoke was noticed in the front of the passenger cabin.
The crew decided to divert to Kano. According to the NEXT web site, the plane had departed from Abuja just under six hours after its scheduled departure time of 10:15. The delay was due to "a fault with its air conditioning system", NEXT stated.

Sources:

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601102&sid=aA4bGJz81OzE&refer=uk
http://www.234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/News/National/1749672-147/NEXTBA82_makes_emergency_landing_in_Kano.csp


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2009 10:54 Certosino Added
25-Jan-2009 10:59 harro Updated

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