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Last updated: 13 May 2021
Datum:Sonntag 9 Juni 2019
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-924ER (WL)
Fluggesellschaft:United Airlines
Kennzeichen: N75436
Werknummer: 33531/2947
Baujahr: 2009-06-15 (10 years)
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 184
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Reno-Cannon International Airport, NV (RNO/KRNO), USA
Flug nach:Denver International Airport, CO (DEN/KDEN), USA
United Airlines flight 401 suffered a tail strike on landing on runway 16R at Denver International Airport, Colorado, USA.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: DCA19CA169


METAR Weather report:
20:53 UTC / 14:53 local time:
KDEN 092053Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW050 FEW200 14/02 A3047 RMK AO2 SLP285 T01440022 58005

21:53 UTC / 15:53 local time:
KDEN 092153Z VRB03KT 10SM FEW050 FEW140 16/02 A3046 RMK AO2 SLP279 T01610022

22:53 UTC / 16:53 local time:
KDEN 092253Z 00000KT 10SM FEW055 FEW140 15/01 A3045 RMK AO2 SLP279 T01500011


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line is connecting ADS-B datapoints from Flightradar24.
Distance from Reno-Cannon International Airport, NV to Denver International Airport, CO as the crow flies is 1282 km (801 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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