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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224827
Last updated: 9 July 2020
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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-VIIO
C/n / msn: 29320/182
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:On approach to Tampa -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK), United Kingdom
Destination airport:Tampa, FL (USA)
A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-VIIO performing flight A-2167 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Tampa,FL (USA), was enroute at FL24 about 50nm south west of Tampa when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 12 passengers and 2 crew. The aircraft continued to Tampa for a safe landing about 15 minutes later.

The FAA reported 12 passengers and 2 crew received "unknown" injuries, the aircraft sustained "unknown" damage. The occurrence was rated an accident (indicating serious injuries and/or substantial damage) and is being investigated.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Tampa for about 5.5 hours, then departed for the return flight.



Photo of G-VIIO courtesy

London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
28 December 2017; (c) Dean Gibbs

Revision history:

07-May-2019 14:22 Captain Adam Added
07-May-2019 16:02 CPUGene Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
09-May-2019 18:32 PeterS Updated [Date, Time, Location, Narrative]
09-May-2019 19:53 Iceman 29 Updated [Date, Embed code]
09-May-2019 19:54 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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