American B773 near London on May 3rd 2016, water pressure issue

Last Update: May 3, 2016 / 15:05:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-57

Aircraft Registration
N734AR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration N734AR performing flight AA-57 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Miami,FL (USA), was enroute at FL290 about 240nm southwest of London when the crew decided to return to London. The aircraft landed safely back on Heathrow's runway 27R about 40 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2 hours, then departed again and is now estimated to reach Miami with a delay of 3 hours.

The airline reported a maintenance issue prompted the return to London Heathrow detailing a mechanical fault involving a water pressure issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 3, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-57

Aircraft Registration
N734AR

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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