United B78X near Boston on Aug 8th 2019, periodic smell of smoke

Last Update: August 13, 2019 / 22:36:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-999

Aircraft Registration
N14001

ICAO Type Designator
B78X

A United Boeing 787-10, registration N14001 performing flight UA-999 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Brussels (Belgium) with 329 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 60nm east of Boston,MA (USA) when the crew declared emergency reporting a flight attendant had periodically smelled smoke in the aft cabin and diverted the aircraft to Boston, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 22L about 25 minutes later. The aircraft vacated the runway and stopped for an inspection by emergency vehicles, then taxied to the apron with emergency vehicles in trail.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 20 hours, then continued the flight and reached Brussels with a delay of about 23 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-999

Aircraft Registration
N14001

ICAO Type Designator
B78X

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