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American Airlines flight diverted to Chicago after bathrooms unusable: report

An American Airlines flight was diverted to Chicago during the trip to New York City to San Francisco after the bathrooms was unusable.
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A cross-country American Airlines flight from San Francisco to New York City was diverted Monday afternoon after the bathroom was unusable, according to the tracking website Flightradar24.

The American Airlines flight, which was carrying 74 passengers, took off from San Francisco around 11:10 a.m. EST, and was scheduled to arrive in New York City around 4:36 a.m. EST, according to Flightradar 24.

The flight was diverted to Chicago when the bathrooms became unusable, according to the company.

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Flightradar 24 tweeted that the “plane spent 45 minutes on the ground in Chicago to the toilets back in service.” The airline said it was preparing to leave around 4:12 a.m. EST.

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“We never want to disrupt our customers’ travel plans, and sorry for the trouble this research has led to the 74 passengers on this flight,” the airline said in a statement.

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