United B752 near Chicago on Jul 7th 2018, crew oxygen supply problems

Last Update: July 8, 2018 / 16:51:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-351

Aircraft Registration
N587UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A United Boeing 757-200, registration N587UA performing flight UA-351 from Boston,MA to San Francisco,CA (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 40nm southeast of Toronto,ON (Canada) when the crew reported they had a problem with the crew oxygen supply and needed to descend to 10,000 feet immediately. ATC cleared the flight to 10,000 feet, queried whether there was an emergency situation, after the crew affirmed ATC asked to squawk emergency. The crew subsequently advised they were able to maintain 14,000 feet, the cabin was fully pressurized, just the crew oxygen supply wasn't working. They wanted to divert to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA). The aircraft was cleared to proceed to Chicago and landed safely at O'Hare Airport about 90 minutes after leaving FL360.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 2:15 hours, then continued the flight and reached San Francisco with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 7, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-351

Aircraft Registration
N587UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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