United B752 over Atlantic on Jun 23rd 2018, electrical problems, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 23, 2018 / 17:32:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-24

Aircraft Registration
N14102

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A United Boeing 757-200, registration N14102 performing flight UA-24 from Shannon (Ireland) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL350 over the Atlantic Ocean about 500nm westnorthwest of Shannon when the crew decided to return to Shannon reporting electrical problems. While the aircraft was on approach to Shannon about 80 minutes later, tower advised emergency services the right hand engine (RB211) had been shut down, too. The aircraft landed safely on Shannon's runway 24 about 90 minutes after the decision to turn around and return to Shannon.

A passenger reported they were instructed to brace for landing, however, no information had been provided about the cause of the return.

A ground observer reported he believed the right hand engine's reverser was not used on roll out other than the left hand engine's reverser.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-24

Aircraft Registration
N14102

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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