Thomson Airways Boeing Diverts to Heathrow

Sunday, July 14, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Thomson Airways Boeing 787-800 en route from Manchester to Orlando on July 12 was enroute when technical problems–an electronic issue– developed.

Pilots diverted back to Manchester, circling Wales where they dumped fuel prior to securing a safe landing with emergency services on standby. Passengers were provided an alternative flight. A dedicated team of engineers inspected # G-TUIC.

The problem was reported to be a flushing issue.

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