BA: Plane made emergency landing after 'technical fault'

British Airways said it will carry out a "full investigation" after one of its planes was forced to return to Heathrow Airport following a "technical fault".

The airline is urging all its passengers to check their flight status:


BA aircraft returned back to Heathrow due to a technical fault. We'll be carrying out a full investigation into the incident. (24MAY)


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