United B753 near Omaha on Dec 20th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 20, 2017 / 22:19:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2726

Aircraft Registration
N75851

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-300

ICAO Type Designator
B753

A United Boeing 757-300, registration N75851 performing flight UA-2726 (dep Dec 19th) from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 43 people on board, was enrote at FL380 about 40nm south of Omaha,NE (USA) when the crew received an overheat indication for the left hand engine (RB211), shut the engine down and decided to divert to Omaha. The aircraft landed safely on Omaha's runway 32L about 25 minutes after leaving FL380. The crew requested emergency services to check the left hand engines for any trace of fire before the aircraft taxied to the apron.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2726

Aircraft Registration
N75851

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-300

ICAO Type Designator
B753

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