United B737 at Santa Ana on Jul 13th 2018, engine oil indication

Last Update: July 25, 2018 / 20:43:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-786

Aircraft Registration
N27733

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A United Boeing 737-700, registration N27733 performing flight UA-786 from Santa Ana,CA to Newark,NJ (USA), was in the initial climb out of Santa Ana's runway 20R when the crew reported they had a low engine (CFM56) oil indication, would continue the climb but wanted to divert to Los Angeles,CA (USA). The aircraft stopped the climb at 7000 feet and diverted to Los Angeles for a safe landing on runway 25R about 20 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the captain announced shortly after takeoff that they had a low engine oil pressure indication and were diverting to Los Angeles. Following inspection by maintenance crews, that included an overweight landing inspection, the aircraft was returned to service with a fresh crew and reached Newark with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-786

Aircraft Registration
N27733

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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