The British Olympians arrived home with a charter flight operated by British Airways
On 23 August, at 09: 55, the British Olympics arrived in England. The aircraft Boeing 747-400 (G-CIVA) British Airways, which was specially customized for the BA2016 charter flight, landed in London. The plane was christened 'Victorious'by the public and had a yellow nose.
Boeing 747-400 (G-CIVA) British Airways
Gold medalists, Nicola Adams and Max Whitlock, were the first to board the Heathrow Airport's 5 Terminal.
'victoRIOus' carried 92 of medals, which weighed 46 of kilograms, and 320 of persons (athletes and technical staff). Plus champagne, water and snacks. The cabin crew consisted of 3 pilots and 14 flight attendants.
Boeing 747-400 (G-CIVA) British Airways will bring home the team of Paralympic athletes, with the flight scheduled to arrive in London on September 20 2016.