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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186043
Last updated: 5 November 2020
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Date:31-MAR-2016
Time:c. 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-GATR
C/n / msn: 1771
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Napoli Airport (NAP) -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Napoli Airport (NAP)
Destination airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA2607 returned to land at Naples Airport Italy.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320-232, took off from runway 24 at 11:15 hours local time. After reaching FL160 seven minutes later, a descent was initiated and the aircraft positioned for an approach to runway 24. A safe landing was carried out at 11:40.
There are reports of a chemical smell on board.

British Airways stated that the aircraft returned "due to a technical issue."

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba2607/#94328ac

Media:


Images:

Photo of G-GATR courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
23 February 2019; (c) Dean Gibbs

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Mar-2016 12:01 harro Added
31-Mar-2016 12:04 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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