Open Skies B763 over Atlantic on Dec 26th 2016, all toilets failed

Last Update: December 26, 2016 / 22:59:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Open Skies

Flight number
BA-8004

Aircraft Registration
F-HILU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Open Skies Boeing 767-300 on behalf of British Airways, registration F-HILU performing flight BA-8004 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Paris Orly (France) with 172 people on board, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when all toilets failed. The crew decided to divert to Shannon (Ireland) to provide the passengers with an opportunity to take a toilet break. The aircraft landed safely on Shannon's runway 24.

The toilets were serviced, the aircraft continued the flight after two hours on the ground in Shannon and reached Paris with a delay of 2:10 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Open Skies

Flight number
BA-8004

Aircraft Registration
F-HILU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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