British Airways makes a brave emergency landing at Heathrow

Published on : Monday, February 1, 2016

British AirwaysBritish Airways pilot makes a brave emergency plane landing at Heathrow Airport after plane loses two sets of wheels.

The BA295 flight, which was due to fly from Heathrow to Chicago, was diverted back due to a “technical issue” after it lost two of its five sets of wheels.

Passenger Ben de Pear tweeted that the captain had explained the plane was “stuck” on the runway after landing “on three sets of wheels rather than 5.”

The plane was met by fire engines and passengers led off the British Airways aircraft.

Passengers and their families hailed the pilot a “hero” for the landing.

The Heathrow runway was closed for short period of time, causing delays to some flights.
Passengers were able to re-board a plane to Chicago few hours after the emergency landing.

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2 Responses to British Airways makes a brave emergency landing at Heathrow

  1. Aboobacker says:

    Well done. The Captain was fully under control while making emergency landing. it seems.

  2. Kazi islam says:

    Thanks to the pilot. But British Airways ground staff are worst in Aviation history in the world

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