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BA 288 - Brit passengers on the packed flight from saw sparks shooting from the plane through their windows.

A British Airways Boeing 747-400, registration G-CIVM performing flight BA-288 from Phoenix,AZ (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 234 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Phoenix's runway 08 when the crew declared Mayday, Mayday, Mayday reporting the #3 engine (RB211, inboard right hand) was shut down and advising they'd stop the climb at 6000 feet and enter a hold. A runway inspection was conducted, the next arrival needed to go around due to the ongoing runway… ( More...

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AVHerald posted video of takeoff


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