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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203041
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Time:15:19 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-36NER
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-STBC
MSN: 38287/901
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 142
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:100nm southwest of Baku -   Azerbaijan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Mumbai International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL)
British Airways flight BA198, a Boeing 777-300, from Mumbai, India, to London Heathrow, UK, was enroute at FL360 about 100 nm southwest of Baku (Azerbaijan) when the crew reported smoke in the first class part of the cabin. The flight diverted to Baku and landed on runway 35 about 25 minutes later.
The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Baku due to a suspected technical problem
The aircraft was able to depart to London the next day.



Photo of G-STBC courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
21 November 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

17-Dec-2017 12:23 AF5541 Added
17-Dec-2017 12:24 harro Updated [Narrative]

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