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United Airlines’ Boeing 777 flight from Frankfurt to San Francisco had to return due to toilet leak.

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United Airlines’ Boeing 777 flight from Frankfurt to San Francisco had to return due to toilet leak.

Over the weekend, a United Airlines Boeing 777 took offGermanyto frankfurtsan franciscoThe plane was forced to return due to water leaking into the cabin from the toilet.

The plane, flight number 59, had to return to Frankfurt two hours after takeoff after briefly circling the North Sea.

A United Airlines spokesperson attributed the incident to “an in-plane lavatory maintenance issue.” Passengers were accommodated in hotels in Frankfurt and re-boarded for a flight departing the next day.

The incident is the latest in a series of security incidents at United Airlines in recent weeks. On Thursday, a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Paris had to land at Denver International Airport due to engine trouble.

In another incident, a United flight to Denver had to turn back shortly after takeoff from San Francisco because the pilot’s side window was damaged by a bird strike.

Last week, a United executive informed employees that the Federal Aviation Administration would increase oversight of the airline.

CEO of United AirlinesKirby(Scott Kirby) issued a statement earlier this month saying that safety is the company’s top priority and is at the core of everything we do.

On the 1st, the United Airlines Pilots Union shared a memo from the airline showing that the company was asking pilots to consider voluntary unpaid leave starting in May and possibly extending it until the autumn, citing delays in the delivery of new aircraft. Asking for increase.

“Due to recent changes to the Boeing aircraft delivery schedule, United’s remaining flight hours in 2024 have been significantly reduced. While delivery issues surround the 787 and 737 fleets, they will impact other fleets as well.”

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