United B752 at Newark on May 22nd 2018, smoking engine

Last Update: May 22, 2018 / 20:56:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2160

Aircraft Registration
N12125

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A United Boeing 757-200, registration N12125 performing flight UA-2160 (dep May 21st) from San Francisco,CA to Newark,NJ (USA), landed on Newark's runway 22L when tower observed smoke emanating from the #2 engine (RB211). The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped on the adjacent taxiway, emergency services responded and disembarked the passengers via mobile stairs onto the taxiway.

The Port Authority reported a fuel leak was suspected as cause of the smoke, a hydraulic leak was found to be the cause of the smoke.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Newark 14 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N12125
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-224
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2160

Aircraft Registration
N12125

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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