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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229781
Last updated: 2 November 2019
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Date:06-OCT-2019
Time:21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N35953
C/n / msn: 36404/269
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 210
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Wabush, NL -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol International Airport (AMS/EHAM)
Narrative:
A Boeing 787-9 aircraft operated by United Airlines, was conducting flight UA968 from San Francisco Intl (KSFO), CA to Amsterdam/Schiphol (EHAM), Netherlands. During cruise flight near Wabush (CYWK), Canada at FL390, the crew was alerted to decreasing cabin altitude and noted that the right DC electrical bus had failed along with the right air conditioning pack. The left pack subsequently failed, and the crew declared an emergency, descended, and coordinated with ATS to divert to Bangor Intl (KBGR), ME.

Sources:

https://www.telegraaf.nl/nieuws/254306249/nachtmerrie-in-dreamliner-cabinedruk-valt-weg
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/ua968#2260f811
TSB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Oct-2019 12:21 ron_wyler Added
02-Nov-2019 18:06 harro Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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