N505fx
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AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT

Tue May 21, 2019 11:31 pm

Looks like AA169 made a u-turn about a 1/3 in to its flight to NRT. Back to LAX. If an emergency, why not back to a closer airport?
 
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LAXintl
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Re: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT

Tue May 21, 2019 11:32 pm

Maintenance issue.
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CarlosSi
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Re: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT

Tue May 21, 2019 11:33 pm

Oddly I’m doing this flight on my simulator right now... just an hour left. AA 777.
 
N505fx
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Re: AA169 turning back to LAX 1/3 way to NRT

Wed May 22, 2019 12:21 am

Any specifics on the maintenance issue?

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