United B772 at Beijing on Jul 18th 2019, cracked windshield

Last Update: July 19, 2019 / 19:59:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 18, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-889

Aircraft Registration
N787UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A United Boeing 777-200, registration N787UA performing flight UA-889 from Beijing (China) to San Francisco,CA (USA), was climbing out of Beijing when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 meters (FL197) due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft returned to Beijing for a safe landing on runway 36R about 30 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 20 hours, then departed as flight UA-889D (delayed).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 18, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-889

Aircraft Registration
N787UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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