United B773 near Salt Lake City on Sep 21st 2018, fuel system problems

Last Update: September 24, 2018 / 22:44:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-58

Aircraft Registration
N2639U

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A United Boeing 777-300, registration N2639U performing flight UA-58 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was enroute at FL330 about 130nm northnorthwest of Salt Lake City,UT (USA) when the crew decided to return to San Francisco due to a problem with the fuel system. Emergency services took their stand by positions for the arrival in San Francisco. The aircraft landed safely on San Francisco's runway 28R, vacated the runway and stopped on an adjacent taxiway for an inspection by emergency services.

A passenger reported the captain announced they were returning to San Francisco due to a problem with the fuel system. After landing the passengers disembarked, another Boeing 777-300 reached Frankfurt with a delay of about 5 hours.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration N2333U reached Frankfurt with a delay of 6 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-58

Aircraft Registration
N2639U

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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