'Technical downside' forces aircraft flying over Asia to return to London | EUROtoday

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LOn Sunday, June 30, a Boeing 777-200 suffered a “technical problem” that pressured the captain to show round because the aircraft flew over Turkmenistan towards Hong Kong. The aircraft returned to Heathrow Airport within the United Kingdom, from the place it had initially taken off at 8:55 p.m. on Saturday, in response to the every day. The IndependentA flight “to nowhere” for the passengers who spent eleven hours on board the aircraft.

“The flight returned to London Heathrow as a precautionary measure due to a minor technical issue,” British Airways stated in an announcement. “The aircraft landed safely and passengers were able to disembark as normal. We have apologised to our customers for the disruption to their journey.”

Rescheduled, flight diverted once more

The Boeing, which has been in service for 23 years, was instantly inspected by the airline's upkeep groups. Flight BA31 was rescheduled as quickly as doable and passengers have been in a position to re-embark on Sunday for Hong Kong. Unfortunately, their aircraft was diverted once more and needed to land in Budapest, three hours after the beginning of the flight, resulting from a medical emergency on board.

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