United B788 near Paris on Nov 13th 2017, main battery overheated
Last Update: November 30, 2017 / 19:00:21 GMT/Zulu time
On Nov 16th 2017 The Aviation Herald received information that following landing the main battery was found venting fluid via and dripping fluid from the forward vent relief system.
On Nov 16th 2017 The Aviation Herald contacted the NTSB regarding the occurrence, raising the question: "Can you confirm the aircraft indeed suffered a main battery event involving battery overheat, venting (contained) of fluids and dripping of such fluid off the forward battery vent relief?" and asked whether this occurrence would be investigated.
On Nov 30th 2017 the NTSB reported the occurrence was rated a non-reportable incident, the NTSB had thus not been informed, however, as a courtesy received information from Boeing confirming the occurrence. No investigation has been opened.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Paris for about 96 hours, then positioned to Denver,CO (USA) (UA-2697) via Washington Dulles,DC (USA) (UA-2698), then remained on the ground in Denver for about 56 hours and returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.
Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.
A United Boeing 767-400, registration N66051 performing flight UA-120 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was enroute at FL360 about 220nm…
A United Airbus A320-200, registration N409UA performing flight UA-1189 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to San Jose Cabo (Mexico) with 146 passengers and…
A United Boeing 787-9, registration N13954 performing flight UA-900 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to San Francisco,CA (USA) with 252 people on board,…
A United Boeing 737-900, registration N30401 performing flight UA-1389 from Las Vegas,NV to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was climbing out of…
A United Boeing 737-700, registration N54711 performing flight UA-2168 from Santa Ana,CA to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL410 about 100nm…
A Westjet Encore de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GVEN performing flight WS-3185 from Vancouver,BC to Victoria,BC (Canada) with 71 passengers…
An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A330-200, registration PR-AIY performing flight AD-8706 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil) to Orlando,FL (USA) with…
Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.Pick your plan and subscribe
A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.
ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.
Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5461 existing subscribers.
Popular aircraftAirbus A320
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlinesAmerican Airlines