Virgin flight turns back to replace pilot who’d not done final flying test

Plane returns to Heathrow after ‘rostering error’ meant first officer didn’t meet Virgin Atlantic protocols

A Virgin Atlantic aircraft turned back to Heathrow after it emerged the first officer had not completed his final flying test.

The Airbus A330 jet was nearly 40 minutes into its journey to New York on Monday when the two pilots on board became aware of the “rostering error”, the airline said.

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