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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232062
Last updated: 11 January 2020
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Date:02-JAN-2020
Time:c. 20:15 UTC
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-EUYM
C/n / msn: 4791
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near London-Heathrow Airport -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Athens-Elefthérios Venizélos International Airport (ATH/LGAV)
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA633 was ten minutes from landing at London-Heathrow Airport when the flight crew became aware of smell/fumes in the cockpit. The first officer became unwell and fainted. Both crew went onto oxygen. Mayday was declared. The aircraft landed safely and the crew sought medical attention.

The aircraft was grounded and resumed service on January 7.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/serious-incident-to-an-airbus-a320-operated-by-british-airways-on-02012020-near-london-investigat/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-euym#2363b175


Images:

Photo of G-EUYM courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
29 March 2019; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

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