Fumes Onboard: British Airways 777 London-Doha Declares Emergency

British Airways 777 London-Doha Declares Emergency

In the last few moments, a British Airways Boeing 777 operating a flight between London Heathrow and Doha has declared an emergency due to fumes onboard.

British Airways 777 London-Doha Declares Emergency
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G-YMMI is the Boeing 777 operating this flight.

Updates: British Airways 777 London-Doha Declares Emergency…


This is a developing story. Updates below.

British Airways 777 London-Doha Declares Emergency

UPDATE #1 @ 1529 UK time – British Airways flight BA123 is on final approach into London Heathrow. Not clear why the Doha-bound flight has declared an emergency.

British Airways 777 London-Doha Declares Emergency

UPDATE #2 @ 1534 UK time – TOUCHDOWN! BA123 has appeared to have touched down safely into Heathrow following an emergency broadcast minutes after departure.

UPDATE #3 @ 1534 UK time – The BA123 rotation was operated by G-YMMI, one of the airline’s Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

As per Planespotters, G-YMMI is a 23 year old airframe that was delivered to British Airways back in November 2000.

UPDATE #4 @ 1535 UK time – Whatever the cause of the emergency was, it was clearly serious enough to warrant a full fuel landing into London Heathrow Airport. Still awaiting the reason for the Doha-bound flight.

UPDATE #5 @ 1537 UK time – @FlightEmergency on X reports that the fast emergency landing back into Heathrow was due to fumes in the cockpit.

UPDATE #6 @ 1551 UK time – AviationSource will approach British Airways for a comment on this incident into London Heathrow by the Doha-bound flight.

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