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Old Mar 12, 19, 4:56 am
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Originally Posted by Takiteasy View Post
Ba749 was just ahead of the Ba238 in the arrival sequence, e.g. both on final approach. However it diverted much earlier (over central London) than Ba238 which was hit by lightning over Richmond Park. It may have been hit by lightning too. Am sure one of our insiders will let us know soon but it does not look like a fuel emergency.
just to clarify BA749 was over Brixton when it decided to divert ... closer to central London then Richmond Park, but not what i would call central London !
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