American B773 near Dallas on May 29th 2021, no water supply

Last Update: June 1, 2021 / 10:19:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-50

Aircraft Registration
N732AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration N732AN performing flight AA-50 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL330 about 280nm eastnortheast of Dallas when the crew decided to return to Dallas Ft. Worth. The aircraft descended to FL220 for the return and landed safely on Dallas' runway 35C about 90 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported maintenance had been working on the aircraft prior to departure, the aircraft thus departed with a delay of 2.5 hours. Almost an hour into the flight the captain announced there was no water supply causing a sanitation problem, therefore they were returning to Dallas. A replacement aircraft took them to London.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration N720AN reached London with a delay of 8.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-50

Aircraft Registration
N732AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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