A US-bound United Airlines flight is returning to London’s Heathrow airport following a maintenance issue, the airline said in a statement Wednesday.
Flight UA28 to Newark, New Jersey, had been circling off the south coast of England for about two hours.
“United Airlines flight UA28 … with 227 customers and a crew of 13 on board, is returning to Heathrow because of a maintenance issue,” United said in a statement emailed to Reuters.
(Reporting by Sarah Young; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)
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