Incident at en-route Chicago (O'Hare) to London (Gatwick)


1996-07-21: The aircraft (operating as BAW298) was on an IFR flight from Chicago (O'Hare) International Airport, IL (U.S.A.) (KORD) to London (Gatwick) International Airport, England (U.K.) (EGKK) when the flight crew requested to divert to Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ). A passenger had checked his baggage at Chicago (O'Hare) but had not boarded the aircraft. The aircraft landed at Toronto (LBPIA) at 2320Z in order that the passenger's baggage could be removed. The aircraft was refueled and departed again for London (Gatwick). Ops. impact -- none.


CADORS Number 1996O0281
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-21 - 22:45
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, en-route Chicago (O'Hare) to London (Gatwick)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Security related,Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator BRITISH AIRWAYS (5430) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 767
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BAW298
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Security acts,Other operational incident,Diversion

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