Trapped BA passengers keep Siberia for Beijing

The passengers and crew of the British Airways airline flight from London to Beijing who were trapped in Russia for over a day after an emergency landing possess travelled on to Tiongkok in a new plane, airport officials mentioned Thursday night.

“They will be brought to their desired location, Beijing, on the reserve British Airways plane that was brought in from London Heathrow (airport), ” the particular Irkutsk airport said inside a statement.

Upon Wednesday, the particular 270 passengers and sixteen crew were taken to hotels in the Siberian associated with Irkutsk after the Boeing 747 experienced technical problems associated with its navigational systems en route.

United kingdom Airways sent an additional Boeing 747 from Greater london to take the trapped passengers from Irkutsk. That plane arrived Thursday afternoon as well as departed a few hours later with the passengers for Beijing, the international airport mentioned.

It brought two engineers and a company representative to Irkutsk to decide how to proceed with the original plane, which is still on the tarmac at Irkutsk international airport.

The faulty airliner “will stay in Irkutsk until a decision is made concerning its technical state, ” the international airport said, adding the “plane’s navigational system experienced failed”.


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The passengers and crew of the British Airways airline flight from London to Beijing who were trapped in Russia for over a day after an emergency landing possess travelled on to Tiongkok in a new plane, airport officials mentioned Thursday night.

“They will be brought to their desired location, Beijing, on the reserve British Airways plane that was brought in from London Heathrow (airport), ” the particular Irkutsk airport said inside a statement.

Upon Wednesday, the particular 270 passengers and sixteen crew were taken to hotels in the Siberian associated with Irkutsk after the Boeing 747 experienced technical problems associated with its navigational systems en route.

United kingdom Airways sent an additional Boeing 747 from Greater london to take the trapped passengers from Irkutsk. That plane arrived Thursday afternoon as well as departed a few hours later with the passengers for Beijing, the international airport mentioned.

It brought two engineers and a company representative to Irkutsk to decide how to proceed with the original plane, which is still on the tarmac at Irkutsk international airport.

The faulty airliner “will stay in Irkutsk until a decision is made concerning its technical state, ” the international airport said, adding the “plane’s navigational system experienced failed”.

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