abrown532
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BA49 Dumping Fuel And Returning To LHR Right Now

Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:09 pm

BA049 LHR-SEA

Anybody have any more information?

http://fr24.com/BAW49
 
kl911
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RE: BA49 Dumping Fuel And Returning To LHR Right Now

Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:15 pm

Plane is G-BYGC 747-400 now circling above the North Sea
 
vxracing16
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RE: BA49 Dumping Fuel And Returning To LHR Right Now

Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:33 pm

Just passed my house at 9,000 feet. Looked ok, but going much slower than normal.
 
Pe@rson
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RE: BA49 Dumping Fuel And Returning To LHR Right Now

Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:38 pm

From LHR ATC on www.globaltuners.com, the pilot doing the radios said it's a pressurisation problem and that they expect a normal landing. Of course, fire engines will still enter the runway after its landing. It's now on the ILS for 27L.

[Edited 2013-02-16 08:41:15]
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Pe@rson
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RE: BA49 Dumping Fuel And Returning To LHR Right Now

Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:00 pm

Quoting skipness1E (Reply 4):

ATC said 'fire enter 27L after the landing 747' or very similar. Therefore, a highly reasonable conclusion to draw was that they did - and presumably, in this instance, as a precaution.

[Edited 2013-02-16 10:21:27]
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musapapaya
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RE: BA49 Dumping Fuel And Returning To LHR Right Now

Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:32 pm

Please refer to this: http://www.thebasource.com/
Lufthansa Group of Airlines