This morning a AVIATOR sent out emergency distress signals to air traffic control at Heathrow.
Flight crews declared a ‘full crisis’ and sent an SOS call to the ground to get a priority landing.
Terrified passengers were met by up to three fire engines.
The Boeing 777 jet is reported to possess suffered hydraulic decline, which could affect the deployment of the aircraft’s wheels.
It comes after hero aviator Chris Henkey managed to dodge a possible disaster when the engine of another BA airplane burst into flames before take off in Vegas.
A BA spokesman said: “The flight crew requested a priority landing as a precaution, as well as the aircraft landed safely.
“The safety of our clients and crew is obviously our main concern and our highly skilled pilots WOn’t compromise this.
“We’re sorry for the delay to our clients’ journeys.”
A Heathrow spokesman confirmed that the south runway was closed while the airplane was towed away after landing safely at 10.38am, but all operations have now resumed.
The spokesman said: “It was a complete emergency but it’s all clear.
The aircraft was pulled back to its stand. It is merely a technical problem.”