United B752 over Pacific on Jan 14th 2018, toilets on strike

Last Update: January 16, 2018 / 20:19:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1219

Aircraft Registration
N34131

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A United Boeing 757-200, registration N34131 performing flight UA-1219 from Denver,CO to Lihue,HI (USA), was enroute at FL370 over the Pacific Ocean about 830nm westsouthwest of San Francisco,CA (USA) when all toilets failed indicating being full. The crew decided to turn around and divert to San Francisco, where the aircraft landed safely about 2 hours later.

A replacement Boeing 757-200 registration N17122 departed San Francisco about 4 hours after landing and reached Lihue with a delay of 8 hours.

The airline reported the toilets reached capacity due to a mechanical issue and diverted to San Francisco, where the aircraft was changed.

Passengers reported the crew hinted that the toilets had not been serviced in Denver.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1219

Aircraft Registration
N34131

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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