British Airways Statement In Response To AAIB Special Bulletin

Keith Williams, British Airways chief executive, said:

  ”We welcome the publication of the AAIB interim report. We continue to cooperate fully with the investigation team and can confirm that appropriate initial action has already been taken in accordance with the AAIB’s safety recommendation to Airbus.

 “We regret we are precluded from releasing or discussing any additional details while the AAIB investigation is ongoing.

  ”We commend the professionalism of the flight crew for the safe landing of the plane and the cabin crew and pilots for its safe evacuation.

 “We continue to offer our full support to those customers who were onboard the flight.”

 Notes to Editors:

 British Airways is precluded from releasing or discussing any additional details regarding flight BA762 Heathrow to Oslo on Friday May 24 while the AAIB investigation is active under International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 13, which covers Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation.

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