BA flight makes emergency landing after ‘strange smell’ reported

Saturday, 30 Dec, 2022 0

A British Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport.

Passengers reported reported a ‘strange odour’ on the flight and pilots were seen wearing oxygen masks.

The plane turned around to make the emergency landing not long after take-off.

It issued a 7700 squawk code giving priority landing.

Firemen entered the cockpit with gas detectors and thermal imaging cameras.

All passengers were deplaned safely.

A BA spokesman confirmed a technical issue with the aircraft.

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