United 738 at Honolulu on May 26th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 27, 2019 / 22:17:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-132

Destination
Majuro

Aircraft Registration
N37281

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N37281 performing flight UA-132 from Honolulu,HI (USA) to Majuro (Marshal Islands) with 141 passengers and 8 crew, was climbing out of Honolulu's runway 08R when the left hand engine (CFM56) emitted bangs and streaks of flames prompting the crew to level off at 3000 feet and shut the engine down. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel and returned to Honolulu for a safe landing on runway 08R about 50 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the crew announced they had suffered compressor stalls.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-132

Destination
Majuro

Aircraft Registration
N37281

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