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British Airways 767 crew smells smoke in cockpit

Dec. 9, 2009, St. John's N.L. – A British Airways Boeing 767 had to make an emergency landing in Gander, N.L., after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit.


December 9, 2009
By Administrator

Dec. 9, 2009, St. John's N.L. – A British Airways Boeing 767 had to make an emergency landing in Gander, N.L., after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit.

The aircraft was en route to the Bahamas from the U.K. when it was diverted.

Brian Hicks, a manager at Gander International Airport, says the plane landed safely at about 11:30 a.m. local time.

The plane's 147 passengers and 16 crew were held in the terminal until the problem was resolved.

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The jet took off again about 90 minutes later.