ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203041
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Narrative: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.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 142|
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||100nm southwest of Baku -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Mumbai International Airport (BOM/VABB)|
|Destination airport:||London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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.
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ba198#fccb10c https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/british-airways-mumbai-london-flight-diverted-due-to-technical-flaw/articleshow/62029516.cms https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/society/2833993.html
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