British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in London

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Within the last hour, a British Airways flight from Luxembourg made an emergency landing into London Heathrow.

Details continue to flow in during this event, but here is what we know so far.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

BA419 from Luxembourg: Emergency Landing at London Heathrow…


Data provided by RadarBox.com.
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British Airways flight BA419, which suffered the emergency landing, is a routine scheduled service between Luxembourg and London Heathrow.

Furthermore, the aircraft operating the affected rotation was G-EUUC.

As per data from Planespotters.net, G-EUUC is a 22.3 year old Airbus A320 that was delivered to the airline back in February 2002.

Of the A320ceo variant, British Airways has 65 of them in the fleet, of which 63 are in active service and two are parked.

Furthermore, active fleet age for the variant at the airline stands at 17.6 years.

British Airways flight BA419 departed Luxembourg at 2225 CEST tonight, and flew to London Heathrow (LHR).

As per @FlightEmergency on X, it is understood that the crew on BA419 declared an emergency on approach to LHR.

Furthermore, this was without needing to use the 7700 squawk code as the aircraft was moments from landing.

It is understood this was caused by a fuel leak on one of the engines.

Aircraft Expected Back in Service Tomorrow…


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Data from RadarBox suggests that the aircraft will now be grounded for the rest of the night and will return to service tomorrow.

On April 13, the British Airways flight involved in the emergency landing at London Heathrow will operate flights to Marseille.

Furthermore, this is subject to change depending on the extent of the leak.

Maintenance teams will no doubt work overnight to ensure that the aircraft is ready for commercial service.

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