BA Mumbai-London flight makes emergency landing

Last Updated: Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 12:54

Mumbai: A British Airways Mumbai-London flight with 207 passengers on board made an emergency landing here early Thursday following a fire warning in the cockpit, an official said.

The captain of the BA-138 flight, which took off from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 3 am, heard a fire alarm in the cockpit about 30 minutes after take-off.

He immediately decided to return and a full emergency was declared at the airport, the official said.
After the aircraft landed safely at 4.10 am, the captain asked for a safety jeep to check the undercarriage of the aircraft.

No damage was found in the undercarriage, but the aircraft was undergoing a full check at Bay No. 1 of the airport, the official said.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 12:54

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