United B763 near Shannon on Dec 16th 2019, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: December 16, 2019 / 22:41:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2768

Aircraft Registration
N642UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A United Boeing 767-300, registration N642UA performing flight UA-2768 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 150nm north of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew decided to divert to Shannon reporting they suspected a fuel leak. The aircraft landed safely on Shannon's runway 24 about 35 minutes after the decision to divert.

The aircraft had suffered similiar occurrence a month ago and the day before, see Incident: United B763 near Shannon on Nov 18th 2019, fuel leak and Incident: United B763 near Glasgow on Dec 15th 2019, fuel leak.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2768

Aircraft Registration
N642UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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