American B773 near New York on Dec 25th 2018, lavatory congregation

Last Update: December 27, 2018 / 22:41:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 25, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-20

Aircraft Registration
N721AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration N721AN performing flight AA-20 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL330 about 20nm west of Sydney,NS (Canada) when the crew decided to divert to New York JFK,NY (USA) after one of the toilets got clogged causing three others directly connected to become unavailable, too. Flight attendants observed "passengers congregating" in front of the remaining 8 toilets and suggested the continuation of the flight was not safe. The aircraft landed safely in New York about 1:50 hours later.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N762AN reahed London with a delay of 16.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 25, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-20

Aircraft Registration
N721AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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