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User currently offlineScotron11 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 1178 posts, RR: 3
Posted (9 years 11 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1970 times:

A BA B772 went technical out of ATL and a few weeks ago there was a fire on one of their T7's at BOS. There was also the BA T7 that spewed jet-fuel out of LHR because a fuel cap had been left unsealed.

Is this just coincidence or shoddy maintenance or just bad luck?

I know 3 incidents doesn't add up to much given the size of BA, but have there been other problems with their T7's we don't hear about?

Just wondering.

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User currently offlineAlanUK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 21 hours ago) and read 1730 times:

Scotron11:

Erm... For your info, there was no fire on the 777 in Boston, it was SMOKE. A big difference in aviation world!


User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2179 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 21 hours ago) and read 1723 times:

When i was at Heathrow on Saturday we noticed a 320 was about to be towed across 27L with the rear cargo hold door open! We talked to the tug guys and they took her back to stand, but it goes to show that mistakes do happen.

User currently offlineEg777er From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 1837 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 21 hours ago) and read 1695 times:

And how many 777s do BA operate? 50? 60?

User currently offlineFLVILLA From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 394 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 21 hours ago) and read 1669 times:

I think theres 49 T7's with BA ??

The do seem to have a fair share of , well I wont say problems as such, more bad luck. My grandparents were on a BA T7 last year and as it was pushing back and they started up one of the engines, there was some sort of blow out and a lot of pieces had broken off. But for the time being I'd just put it down as a 'high number of unfortunate events' than a problem.

FLVILLA



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User currently offlineHorus From Egypt, joined Feb 2004, 5230 posts, RR: 59
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 21 hours ago) and read 1669 times:

Eg777er, they currently have 43 B772s. They had 45 but 2 B772A were disposed of (I think they went to Khalifa then Varig (not sure though)).

http://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/?file=ficheopp&opp=British%20Airways

Horus




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User currently offlineBurg400 From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 36 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 20 hours ago) and read 1612 times:

The only problem I've seen with a BA T7 was my wife's PTV was not working on the 1 channel she so desperately wanted to watch in WTP, causing me to give up my window seat for the length of the film "Shocking"!.

Quick footnote, If I had not been looking out the window at takeoff I swear I would not have known we were off the ground, awesome plane G-RAES (and that's one of the older ones)



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