American B762 at Los Angeles on Oct 18th 2012, cabin pressurization problems

Last Update: October 18, 2012 / 23:07:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 18, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2

Aircraft Registration
N319AA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-200

ICAO Type Designator
B762

An American Airlines Boeing 767-200, registration N319AA performing flight AA-2 from Los Angeles,CA to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 179 people on board, was climbing out of Los Angeles when the crew reported pressurization problems and decided to return to Los Angeles. The aircraft landed safely but overweight on Los Angeles' runway 07L.

The airline said an emergency was declared because of being overweight. The 168 passengers departed on a replacement aircraft.

A replacement Boeing 767-200 registration N324AA departed Los Angeles with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 18, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2

Aircraft Registration
N319AA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-200

ICAO Type Designator
B762

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