United A320 at Chicago on Jan 26th 2018, rejected takeoff, runway excursion

Last Update: January 29, 2018 / 21:48:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-228

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N414UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A United Airbus A320-200, registration N414UA performing flight UA-228 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was accelerating for takeoff from Chicago's runway 28R when the crew rejected takeoff. The aircraft veered sharply off the runway, contacted taxiway lights and came to a stop with the nose gear off the runway.

The FAA reported (erroneously merging tail and flight number to flight number 4214) the aircraft rejected "departure off the runway, veered sharply and struck taxiway lights." The aircraft sustained unknown damage, the occurrence was rated an incident.

A replacement A320-200 registration N494UA reached Toronto with a delay of 3.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft resumed service about 8 hours after the rejected takeoff.

METARs:
KORD 262151Z 19022G30KT 10SM BKN060 BKN110 10/01 A2998 RMK AO2 PK WND 19033/2108 SLP157 T01000011=
KORD 262051Z 18020G30KT 10SM BKN095 BKN110 10/01 A3000 RMK AO2 PK WND 19031/2014 SLP163 T01000011 56035=
KORD 261951Z 18020G27KT 10SM BKN120 BKN250 09/00 A3003 RMK AO2 PK WND 18028/1909 SLP172 T00940000=
KORD 261851Z 19018G25KT 10SM FEW100 SCT250 10/M01 A3007 RMK AO2 PK WND 20028/1837 SLP186 T01001006=
KORD 261751Z 19018G25KT 10SM FEW110 FEW250 10/M01 A3011 RMK AO2 SLP199 T01001006 10100 20039 58023=
KORD 261651Z 20018G26KT 10SM FEW150 FEW250 08/M01 A3014 RMK AO2 PK WND 22026/1641 SLP212 T00831006=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-228

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
N414UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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