[INCIDENT] British Airways A319 skidded off Runway at Billund Airport

On 07 February at 10:05, British Airways flight BA804 slid off the taxiway at Billund Airport, Denmark and became stuck in the grass next to the taxiway. None of the passengers or crew onboard were injured in the incident

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The aircraft had just landed on Runway 09 and had vacated the runway via Taxiway Mike. It was turning towards Taxiway Kilo when the incident happened. The aircraft is believed to have skidded on ice and snow.

The aircraft involved in the incident was 16.7 year old Airbus A319-131 G-EUPM (MSN 1258). British Airways BA804 is a scheduled commercial flight from London Heathrow Int’l (LHR/EGLL) to Billund Lufthavn (BLL/EKBI)

Abandoned plane. #BritishAirways #billund

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“The aircraft landed safely, and customers disembarked using steps after a technical issue on the taxiway,” they added.

“The safety and security of our customers and crew are always our top priority.”

A spokesperson for British Airways said a technical issue occurred after the flight landed, the Huffington Post reported.

In a related incident, G-EUPM became stuck on a taxiway at Manchester Int’l Airport after the nose wheel became stuck at a 90 degree angle.


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