The passengers of the British Airways flight BA3271 initially believed to be a bad joke. “Welcome to Edinburgh,” said a member of the cabin crew shortly after the Touchdown, on a Monday morning. But a quick glance out the window was enough to determine that the machine of type BAE 146-200 not as planned in Düsseldorf, but in the Scottish capital were landed. Was launched the plane in the Morning to 7:45 PM at London City Airport in the Docklands. Was carried out by the German Charter airline WDL Aviation, with – and this is no joke – is based in Cologne.
Pilot is feeding the Computer with false data.
Initial investigations indicate that the Pilot of the machine had received prior to the Start of the wrong flight information and according to the wrong coordinates entered. How could it come to this error, could not British Airways. “The safety of passengers was never in danger at any time,” it said.
Not a great start to the week —thanks to a mistakenly filed flight plan, a WDL Aviation flight operating for British Airways flew to Edinburgh when it was supposed to go to Düsseldorf. https://t.co/1y1byUZrCm pic.twitter.com/rMlYBSDll5
— Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) March 25, 2019
On the short-messaging service Twitter were during the involuntary stops in Edinburgh for more Details. As passengers reported that the toilets were clogged and blocked. Two and a half hours they had to endure in the machine. Until 10:50 a.m. flight BA3271 took off from Edinburgh Airport – this Time with the correct flight destination.
@British_Airways can you please explain how can my morning flight taking off from LCY to Dusseldorf country in Edinburgh ?? While an interesting concept, I don’t think anyone on board has signed up for this mystery travel lottery… #BA3271 #frequent travel #British Airways
— Son Tran (@sontrantuan) March 25, 2019
Safe landing – four hours of excused late
In an official statement, British Airways for its customers and promised to work with all the other passengers. The reached their original destination Düsseldorf, finally, at 13 o’clock – with a delay of about four hours.
We’re sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. As we’ve previously advised we don’t have currently have any information on this. However, we do know that there is an estimated departure at 10:30. Kieran
— British Airways (@British_Airways) March 25, 2019
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