Delta B763 near Anchorage on Feb 19th 2019, full house

Last Update: February 20, 2019 / 22:35:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-589

Destination
Shanghai, China

Aircraft Registration
N1612T

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N1612T performing flight DL-589 from Seattle,WA (USA) to Shanghai (China) with 190 passengers, was enroute at FL300 about 160nm east of Anchorage,AK (USA) when the crew decided to return to Seattle reporting the lavatories were full. The aircraft landed safely back in Seattle about 2.5 hours later.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N1608 reached Shanghai with a delay of 10 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 18 hours, then departed for the next day's flight DL-589.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Seattle due to a lavatory maintenance issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-589

Destination
Shanghai, China

Aircraft Registration
N1612T

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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