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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75040
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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Time:01:22 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-322
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N656UA
C/n / msn: 25394/472
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 178
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Ezeiza International Airport, Ezeiza Partido, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires (EZE/SAEZ)
Destination airport:Houston, Texas (IAH/KIAH)
On March 15, 2005, United Airlines flight UA846, a Boeing B767-322, N656UA, experienced a left engine surge during takeoff at Ezeiza International Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina. The flight crew aborted the takeoff and the 10 crew and 168 passengers performed an emergency evacuation. Of the 178 passengers and crew, five sustained minor injuries, mostly associated with deployment and use of the emergency evacuation slides


2. NTSB Identification: DCA05WA043 at
3. FAA:


Photo of N656UA courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
4 December 2015; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

20-Oct-2010 13:47 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
29-Jun-2016 21:58 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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