United B789 near Tokyo on Apr 22nd 2018, hydraulic failure

Last Update: April 23, 2018 / 22:09:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-198

Aircraft Registration
N29971

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-900, registration N29971 performing flight UA-198 (dep Apr 21st) from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 259 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 190nm northnortheast of Tokyo Narita (Japan) when the crew decided to divert to Tokyo's Narita Airport due to a fault of the left hydraulic system (engine GeNX). The aircraft landed safely on Narita's runway 16R about 40 minutes later.

Japan's Ministry of Transport reported the aircraft diverted to Narita due to an anomaly in the left hand hydraulic system.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-198

Aircraft Registration
N29971

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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