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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231824
Last updated: 18 February 2020
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Date:29-DEC-2019
Time:c. 16:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-924 (WL)
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N30401
C/n / msn: 30118/820
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Houston, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN)
Destination airport:San Francisco International Airport, CA (SFO/KSFO)
Narrative:
United Airlines flight UA1712 diverted to Houston, Texas, USA, after suffering engine problems en route.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-900, departed Cancún, Mexico, at 14:33 UTC with a 13:30h delay. The aircraft was en route when it initiated an en route climb from FL340 to FL360 at 16:29 UTC.
A passenger reported on Twitter that the no.1 engine (CFM56-7B26) suffered a failure. The flight crew turned back and initiated a descent towards Houston, where a safe landing was made at 17:08 UTC.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n30401#23590b37


Images:

Photo of N30401 courtesy AirHistory.net


Las Vegas - McCarran International (KLAS / LAS)
30 March 2011; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

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30-Dec-2019 18:19 harro Added

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