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#1

Or maybe they diverted!

flightaware.com/live/flight/BAW84


#2

I think it was a medical diversion.


#3

Occurrence Type: Incident Occurrence Date: 2008/05/26
Occurrence Time: 0821 Z Day Or Night: night-time
Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0

Canadian Aerodrome ID: CYYR Aerodrome Name: Goose Bay
Occurrence Location: Goose Bay (CYYR) Province: Newfoundland and Labrador
Country: CANADA World Area: North America

Reported By: NAV CANADA AOR Number:
TSB Class Of Investigation: TSB Occurrence No.:
Event InformationDiversion
Medical emergency
Aircraft InformationFlight #: BAW84
Aircraft Category: Aeroplane Country of Registration: UNITED KINGDOM
Make: BOEING Model: 747 100
Year Built: Amateur Built: No
Engine Make: Engine Model:
Engine Type: Turbo fan Gear Type: Land
Phase of Flight: Cruise Damage: No Damage
Owner: Operator: BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430)
Operator Type: Commercial

Date: 2008/05/27
Further Action Required: No
O.P.I.: System Safety
Narrative: BAW84, Boeing 747-400, enroute from Vancouver (CYVR) to London (EGLL), declared a medical emergency and requested to divert to Goose Bay (CYYR). There was no traffic and the aircraft was cleared as requested. BAW84 arrived in Goose Bay at 09:38Z. Nil TSB.


#4

[quote=“lancasterperch”]
Occurrence Type: Incident Occurrence Date: 2008/05/26
Occurrence Time: 0821 Z Day Or Night: night-time
Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0

Canadian Aerodrome ID: CYYR Aerodrome Name: Goose Bay
Occurrence Location: Goose Bay (CYYR) Province: Newfoundland and Labrador
Country: CANADA World Area: North America

Make: BOEING Model: 747 100

Didn’t think anybody flew those anymore.
Hmmm (shrugs shoulders)[/quote]


#5

It was a typo in the report. He got it right in the narrative.

flightaware.com/live/flight/BAW84

It’s a 747-400.