American B772 over Gulf of Mexico on Sep 21st 2014, cabin pressure problems

Last Update: September 22, 2014 / 22:11:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-997

Aircraft Registration
N797AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N797AN performing flight AA-997 from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) to Buenos Aires,BA (Argentina) with 223 passengers, was enroute at FL350 over the Gulf of Mexico when the crew initiated a descent to FL200 due to problems with the cabin pressure. The aircraft returned to Dallas Ft. Worth for a safe landing about 4 hours after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N790AN is estimated to reach Buenos Aires with a delay of 14 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N797AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-223
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-997

Aircraft Registration
N797AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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