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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74973
Last updated: 7 February 2020
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Date:17-OCT-2003
Time:12:40 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-300
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N652UA
C/n / msn: 25390/457
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 182
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Ezeiza International Airport, Ezeiza Partido, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Houston-Intercontinental Airport, Texas (IAH/KIAH)
Destination airport:Ezeiza Airport, Buenos Aires (EZE/SAEZ)
Narrative:
United Airlines Flight UA855 sustained damage on 17-10-2003 due to a bird strike on final approach to Ezeiza International Airport, Ezeiza Partido, Buenos Aires. No reported injuries to the 182 persons on board (12 crew plus 170 passengers)

Sources:

1. https://www.jiaac.gob.ar/files/2363822.pdf
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=652AA
3. https://www.planespotters.net/airframe/Boeing/767/25390/N652UA-United-Airlines

Boeing 767-332ER N652UA United Airlines at Ritterdam (EHAM) 22-3-2014 N652UA (13388477284)

Images:

Photo of N652UA courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
8 January 2019; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2016 21:22 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Source]
29-Jun-2016 21:36 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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