Three aircraft experienced technical issues when flying to or from London Heathrow, UK.
On Thursday 8 February 2024, thee separate incidents occurred with planes to or from London Heathrow in the same day.
Boeing 747-400 freighter
The One Air flight HGO211 from London Heathrow to Hong Kong when it suffered the failure of two of its four engines according to The Aviation Herald. The aircraft was climbing from London Heathrow’s runway 09R when the crew stopped the climb at 25,000ft reporting they had lost two of their four engines and part of navigation instruments.
The aircraft (reg. G-ONEE) held 2,500ft for a while before diverting to Amsterdam where it landed safely on Amsterdam’s runway 06 about about 1h30 after departure.
British Airways Boeing 787-8
The British Airways flight from Baltimore declared an emergency on approach to London Heathrow and was given priority landing on runway 09L.
The Boeing 787-8 (reg. G-ZBJC) was suffering an engine issue after 6 hours of flight.
British Airways Boeing 787-9
British Airways flight BA27 to Hong Kong returned to London Heathrow after a 8 hour-flight.
The aircraft (reg. G-ZBKH) departed London Heathrow by 21:10 GMT but the crew had to turn around over the black sea due to a technical issue.
The 8 year-old aircraft landed back at Heathrow in the early morning of Friday.
Hotel accommodation was provided and customers have been booked on the next available flights.
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