BA flight en route to Mumbai makes emergency landing

 Thursday, July 12, 2018 


British-AirwaysA British Airways flight en route to Mumbai from London had make an emergency here on Thursday. The plane was carrying 214 people. No one was hurt.

The airline said in a statement that the decision to divert the plane was made “following a technical issue.”

The captain of flight BAW199 requested an emergency landing at Baku’s Heydar Aliyev airport after a failure of the left engine on the Boeing-777, the airport said.

The plane landed safely at around 6:30 a.m. local time. The passengers were taken to the airport’s transit zone and were given food and drink, according to the airport.

British Airways said it was trying to get a new aircraft for the passengers and get them on the way as soon as possible.


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