United B738 at Tampa on Sep 16th 2019, takeoff cancelled due to engine problem

Last Update: September 17, 2019 / 21:31:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-588

Aircraft Registration
N87513

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N87513 performing flight UA-588 from Tampa,FL to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was lined up on Tampa's runway 01R, had been cleared for takeoff and had read back takeoff clearance, when another crew reported continuous fire out of the left hand engine (CFM56). The flight crew indicated they wanted to vacate the runway, tower cancelled the takeoff clearance and provided instructions to vacate the runway, the flight crew then queried the other crew about which engine, the crew confirmed #1 engine emitted continuous fire through it exhaust pipe, the left hand engine. Tower queried whether he should roll the trucks, which the flight crew affirmed. The aircraft taxied off the runway and to the ramp with the fire engines in trail.

The aircraft was able to depart about 3 hours later and reached Chicago with a delay of 2:50 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-588

Aircraft Registration
N87513

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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