United B763 at Amsterdam on Feb 16th 2019, rejected takeoff

Last Update: February 16, 2019 / 21:46:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-947

Aircraft Registration
N648UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A United Boeing 767-300, registration N648UA performing flight UA-947 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Washington Dulles,DC (USA) with 219 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff on Amsterdam's runway 24 when the crew reported "Tower, this is United 947, we have to go ahead and abort the takeoff here". The aircraft slowed safely, the crew advised no assistance was needed and they were able to vacate the runway. The crew subsequently was handed off to ground, on ground requested emergency services to attend to the aircraft to check the temperatures of the right hand brakes advising they had a hot brakes indication.

The aircraft continued taxi about 5 minutes after arrival of emergency services and returned to the gate.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Amsterdam about 11 hours later, the flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-947

Aircraft Registration
N648UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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