WF2BNN From Norway, joined Dec 2004, 106 posts, RR: 0 Posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 3191 times:
My parents are on Iceland Air Flight#688, I was tracking it and just noticed it has diverted to KBOS! Anyone have any info as to why the diversion occurred? Fuel sounds unlikely since it was almost in northern Maine.... MX?
WF2BNN From Norway, joined Dec 2004, 106 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 3071 times:
Just got a hold of my parents on the phone. Diversion due to something with the toilet they said. They could see someone with something that looked like a vacuum up there. Why would they divert if only one toilet on a 757 is defect? Must cost a fortune!
HT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6525 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (2 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2958 times:
Quoting WF2BNN (Reply 3): Why would they divert if only one toilet on a 757 is defect?
You can't tell whether the toilet was just in'op or it was leaking any fluids into the cabin / into the fuselage.
While not prone to it, just imagine what a polar liquid with a fairly good conductivity (as water) can cause if it shortcuts an electrical circuit.
Potential bad smell would be another issue ...
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