United B763 at Amsterdam on Feb 16th 2019, flaps problem

Last Update: February 18, 2019 / 23:01:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-946

Aircraft Registration
N674UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A United Boeing 767-300, registration N674UA performing flight UA-946 (dep Feb 15th) from Washington Dulles,DC (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 220 people on board, was on approach to Amsterdam's runway 18R about to intercept the localizer when the crew requested vectors advising they needed to work something out. The crew subsequently requested the longest runway available, approach advised runway 27 had 3500 meters available, if 300 meters more were needed the crew should advise. The crew accepted runway 27 and advised they had a flaps system failure and requested emergency equipment on stand by. The aircraft proceeded for a safe landing on runway 27 about 20 minutes after aborting the approach to runway 18R.

The return flight UA-947, different aircraft, was forced to reject takeoff, see Incident: United B763 at Amsterdam on Feb 16th 2019, rejected takeoff.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-946

Aircraft Registration
N674UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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