United B739 at Phoenix on Jun 29th 2018, rejected takeoff due to mechanical issue

Last Update: June 30, 2018 / 20:04:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1600

Aircraft Registration
N68891

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A United Boeing 737-900, registration N68891 performing flight UA-1600 from Phoenix,AZ to Newark,NJ (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from Phoenix's runway 08 when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed (about 143 knots over ground). The crew reported they rejected takeoff and requested "roll the trucks", they were able to vacate the runway. Tower immediately instructed the next arrival on short final to go around. The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the runway and stopped in a nearby bay, where emergency services reached the aircraft and checked the aircraft.

Passengers reported the captain told them they had a warning light and rejected takeoff at about 130 KIAS.

The airline reported a mechanical issue prompted the rejected takeoff.

The occurrence aircraft was able to depart about 3 hours after the rejected takeoff and reached Newark with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1600

Aircraft Registration
N68891

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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