A United Airlines flight from Newark to Rome took a terrifying flip Wednesday when the airplane plunged greater than 28,000 feet in simply 10 minutes and was pressured to flip again towards the New Jersey airport.
United Airlines Flight 510 by no means arrived in Rome after the Boeing 777 encountered an issue with its cabin pressurization, forcing the airplane to descend shortly and the pilot to flip the airplane carrying 270 passengers and 14 crew members, a spokesperson advised the Post.
The airplane took off from Newark Liberty International Airport at 8:37 p.m. and landed on the airport at 12:27 a.m. as an alternative of its supposed vacation spot, Rome-Fiumicino International Airport, in accordance to flight monitoring. FlightAware.
The airplane returned to Newark “to address a possible loss of cabin pressure,” a United Airlines spokesperson stated in a press release.
“The flight landed safely and there was never a loss of cabin pressure,” the spokesperson stated.
The Federal Aviation Administration additionally stated the airplane skilled a “pressurization problem,” prompting it to flip again.
But earlier than power-up, the airplane fell about 28,000 feet in simply 10 minutes, in accordance to FlightConscious information.
The Italy-bound vacationers finally reached their unique vacation spot by disembarking the Boeing 777 and boarding one other airplane, United Airlines stated.