BA 289 LHR => PHX via KEF?

Old Feb 18, 20, 6:09 pm
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BA 289 LHR => PHX via KEF?

Que passe?
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Old Feb 18, 20, 6:47 pm
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It is on the way although I grant you it doesn't normally stop over.

LHR LEFT THE GATE 2053
TOOK OFF 2059
AIRCRAFT FORCED TO RETURN
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 2206 PHX
KEF DIV PHX KEF
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ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL 1820 KEF
AIRCRAFT LANDED KEF 1850
AIRCRAFT ARRIVED AT GATE KEF 1858
ESTIMATED TIME OF DEPARTURE 2000
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Old Feb 18, 20, 6:51 pm
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Must have been a VVVVVIP
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Old Feb 18, 20, 8:14 pm
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That is usually the code for a medical issue and passenger had to be offloaded to get to hospital.
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Old Feb 19, 20, 1:14 am
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Originally Posted by Gshumway View Post
That is usually the code for a medical issue and passenger had to be offloaded to get to hospital.
Indeed, exactly as the BA Source says:-
British Airways B787-9 G-ZBKI BA289 Keflavik Medical Diversion.

Feb 18, 2020
British Airways Boeing 787-9 G-ZBKI operating BA289 London Heathrow Phoenix diverted via Keflavik early this evening due to a medical emergency on board.
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