Posted from Simon Hradecky, via The Aviation Herald
A United Boeing 747-400, registration N117UA performing flight UA-900 from London Heathrow, EN (UK) to San Francisco, CA (USA) with 374 passengers and 19 crew, was climbing out of Heathrow’s runway 27R when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 and descended the aircraft to FL080 due to the cabin not properly pressurizing. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to London for a safe landing on runway 27L about 2 hours after departure.
Original source, here.
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