British Airways flight makes second emergency landing in three days

Published on : Monday, November 24, 2014

emergency-landing-300x225An emergency landing was made by a passenger jet, British Airways Boeing 777 bound for London at the Shannon Airport.

This is the second time in three days that this plane had to be diverted to Shannon after facing technical problems.

An engine of the plane was completely shut down and the pilot sought permission to divert the plane to Shannon.

The flight BA-48 was en route to the Heathrow Airport from Seattle through Washington.

The plane was carrying 220 passengers along with crew members. The emergency landing was declared off Donegal coast.

The plane was met with an emergency service upon landing. It made a safe landing at the Shannon Airport.

Flight BAW-215, operating from London Heathrow to Boston, on 21.11.14 had to turn around over Atlantic and diverted to Shannon.

The flight identified fault in the jet’s generators and fuel had to be dumped before the plane could be diverted to Shannon.

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