United B739 near Tampa on Oct 8th 2019, smell of smoke

Last Update: October 8, 2019 / 20:03:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2399

Aircraft Registration
N37409

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A United Boeing 737-900, registration N37409 performing flight UA-2399 from Orlando,FL to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA) with 134 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 190nm west of Tampa,FL (USA) when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Tampa reporting the smell of smoke on board. The aircraft landed safely on Tampa's runway 01L about 40 minutes later. Attending emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The airline reported no smoke or fire was visible. Maintenance checked the aircraft.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4.5 hours, then continued the journey and is estimated to reach Houston with a delay of 5:20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2399

Aircraft Registration
N37409

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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