BA engine doors 'left unlatched'

An interim report says engine-covering doors on both engines on the smoke-trailing British Airways plane in last week's Heathrow landing drama had been left unlatched during maintenance.

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British Airways: Plane was carrying 75 passengers

British Airways has released the following statement regarding its flight that was forced to make an emergency landing:

BA 762 Heathrow to Oslo returned back to Heathrow shortly after take off due to a technical fault. Aircraft was an Airbus AC19 carrying 75 passengers.

Aircraft landed safely, emergency slides were deployed. Emergency services attended the aircraft. BA is currently carrying out a full investigation.

– british airways

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