United B789 near North Bay on Mar 15th 2021, trouble with air conditioning

Last Update: April 7, 2021 / 21:39:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-79

Aircraft Registration
N29961

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-9, registration N29961 performing flight UA-79 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Tokyo Narita (Japan), was enroute at FL320 about 40nm southeast of North Bay,ON (Canada) when the crew decided to return to Newark due to an issue with the air conditioning systems. The crew dumped fuel for about 25 minutes and landed safely back in Newark on runway 04R about 70 minutes after turning around.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-79

Aircraft Registration
N29961

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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