United B772 over Pacific on Apr 12th 2019, pilot ill

Last Update: April 13, 2019 / 21:46:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Aircraft Registration
N229UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A United Boeing 777-200, registration N229UA performing UA-917 (dep Apr 11th) from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Auckland (New Zealand) with 247 passengers, was enroute at FL330 about 400nm southsouthwest of Honolulu,HI (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Honolulu reporting one of the four pilots on board had become ill. The aircraft landed safely in Honolulu about one hour later.

The airline confirmed the aircraft diverted to Honolulu after one of the four pilots on board fell ill. The passengers were provided with meal vouchers while waiting for a replacement crew to continue the flight.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 7.5 hours, then departed again and reached Auckland with a delay of 8.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Aircraft Registration
N229UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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