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British Airways flight 083 to Abuja loses engine midair, executes return

IN what the airline described as ‘a minor technical issue’ a British Airways flight BA083 in bound Abuja returned to the London Heathrow Airport after its aircraft lost one of its engine.

The aircraft took off from Heathrow airport last night (Tuesday November 26) and was airborne when pilot announced that the aircraft would be returning to its port of departure.

The airline in a reaction wrote, “For your information, the aircraft experienced a minor technical issue and our pilots elected to return to Heathrow. In terms of the emergency services meeting the aircraft, this is standard practice.

“Our aircraft returned to Heathrow and was met by the emergency services as a precaution after experiencing a minor technical issue. Our teams looked after our customers last night, providing them with overnight accommodation. We’re sorry to our customers for the delay to their travel plans.”

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