United B739 near Chicago on Dec 4th 2017, indication of loss of thrust in both engines

Last Update: December 5, 2017 / 15:49:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1549

Aircraft Registration
N63899

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A United Boeing 737-900, registration N63899 performing flight UA-1549 from Boston,MA to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was descending through about FL110 towards Chicago when the crew declared emergency reporting the loss of thrust in both engines (CFM56). ATC immediately cleared the flight direct to Chicago and kept runway 22L sterile for the emergency redirecting all arrivals for 22L onto 22R. About 10 minutes later the crew advised it had been just an indication issue and an issue with engine mode control, they would be able to land just fine and vacate the runway on own power. The aircraft deviated around weather and continued for a safe landing on runway 22L about 15 minutes after the emergency call.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 12 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1549

Aircraft Registration
N63899

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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