Heathrow baggage breakdown

British Airways' passengers with check-in luggage were unable to fly from Heathrow's Terminal 5 this morning due to a computer problem.

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Heathrow technical problems last more than two hours

Technical problems began this morning at 9am. By around 11:30 Heathrow said staff had restored partial check-in for hold baggage. By 11:45 all check-in services were returning to normal.

Queues form as British Airways' passengers with check-in luggage were unable to fly Credit: PA Wire
Passengers turning up at T5 with bags for the hold were not able to travel Credit: PA Wire
Heathrow Terminal 5 this morning Credit: PA Wire

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Baggage belt breaks down at Heathrow Terminal 5

Heathrow Terminal 5's baggage system broke down this morning, affecting passengers at check-in.

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