1 year ago today, Virgin Atlantic Flight #VS43 (G-VROM) with 447 passengers & 18 crew members was a scheduled passenger flight from London Gatwick to Las Vegas. The aircraft took off at 11:43GMT, shortly after the pilots discovered a problem with part of its main landing gear.
The Boeing 747 circled over southern England for several hours dumping fuel before making a safe landing back at Gatwick shortly before 16:00GMT.
Photos BBC, Telegraph
Videos Sarah-Jane p, LondonAircraft
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