British Airways Flight Lands Safely In London After Turning Around En Route To Hong Kong

A British Airways 747 has safely landed in London after declaring an emergency on the way to Hong Kong, according to the BBC’s Amrit Cheema:

According to the BBC, there were technical problems that led the flight crew to turn around soon after takeoff:

Those technical problems refer to a problem with the plane’s landing gear, according to Twitter user Flight Emergencies:

The Boeing 747 was circling over the English Channel dumping fuel. Here’s the flight pattern:

According to, it is now en route to London.

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