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Royal Brunei Airlines Flight BI097

19 March 2016, 6:47 PM

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) Boeing 787 flight number BI097 departing from Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) to London (LHR) via Dubai (DXB) on 18th March 2016 returned back to Brunei International Airport (BWN) due an in-flight shutdown on one of the engines approximately one hour after take-off.

The aircraft landed safely and without incident and all 213 passengers and 12 crew were safely disembarked at the terminal at 22:11 (Brunei Local Time). Accommodation has been provided to affected passengers.

Royal Brunei Airlines is focusing on rescheduling flights and re-routing passengers on affected flights to ensure that they arrive at their final destination. Please find the below list of affected RB flights:

Date Flight No. Route Status
21 March 2016 BI081 Bandar Seri Begawan to Jeddah Retimed to 1900 Local Time on 22 March 2016
22 March 2016 BI082 Jeddah to Bandar Seri Begawan Retimed to 0230 Local Time on 23 March 2016

The safety of our passengers is our utmost priority.

More details will be released in updates to follow.

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