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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173868
Last updated: 6 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B753 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-324 (WL)
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N74856
C/n / msn: 32815/1039
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 214
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL) -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL)
Destination airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
United Airlines, flight UA1716, was forced to return to Honolulu International Airport, HI (HNL/PHNL) when a burning smell was noted in the cabin.
The flight had departed Honolulu at 12:41 HST and was en route over the Pacific Ocean when the crew decided to return. A safe landing was made back at Honolulu at 15:31 HST.



Photo of N74856 courtesy

Las Vegas - McCarran International (KLAS / LAS)
1 April 2011; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

15-Feb-2015 12:56 harro Added
15-Feb-2015 12:57 harro Updated [Narrative]

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