Original story by Simon Hradecky on The Aviation Herald.

A United Boeing 757-300, registration N75851 performing flight UA-1181 from Los Angeles,CA to Washington Dulles,DC (USA) with 199 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing through FL280 out of Los Angeles when the crew aborted the climb due to a burning odour on board, turned around and diverted to Ontario,CA (USA) for a safe landing about 16 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-900 registration N37464 reached Washington with a delay of 6 hours.


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