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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203041
Last updated: 20 January 2020
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Date:11-DEC-2017
Time:15:19 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-36N (ER)
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-STBC
C/n / msn: 38287/901
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 142
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:100nm southwest of Baku -   Azerbaijan
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mumbai International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA198, a Boeing 777-300, from Mumbai, India, to London Heathrow, UK, was enroute at FL360 about 100 nm southwest of Baku (Azerbaijan) when the crew reported smoke in the first class part of the cabin. The flight diverted to Baku and landed on runway 35 about 25 minutes later.
The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Baku due to a suspected technical problem
The aircraft was able to depart to London the next day.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba198#fccb10c
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/british-airways-mumbai-london-flight-diverted-due-to-technical-flaw/articleshow/62029516.cms
https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/society/2833993.html


Images:

Photo of G-STBC courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
30 November 2019; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2017 12:23 AF5541 Added
17-Dec-2017 12:24 harro Updated [Narrative]

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