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American Airlines 787 Chicago To Athens Makes Emergency Landing

The flight was operated by Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Further, the airline operates one daily flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos.

American Chicago to Athens Emergency

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that an aircraft declared an emergency in Philadelphia, PA, due to a galley cart tipping over and injuring a flight attendant.

Now, let us establish a flight timeline with the help of data from the FlightRadar24 (FR24).

According to FR24, the American Airlines flight AA160 took off from Chicago at around 8:25 PM UTC. After being airborne for almost one hour, the flight crew reported the incident. At that time flight was at around FL370, and they decided to divert to Philadelphia (PHL).

The flight landed safely at around 10:00 PM UTC. The aircraft involved in the incident is an 8.5-year-old Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner registered as N804AN.

Furthermore, the flight took off again around 12:30 AM UTC and landed safely in Athens at around 9:53 AM UTC.


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