United B773 near Gander on Mar 11th 2020, electrical problems

Last Update: March 13, 2020 / 20:27:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 11, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-48

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
N2748U

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A United Boeing 777-300, registration N2748U performing flight UA-48 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Mumbai (India), was enroute at FL330 about 130nm northnortheast of Gander,NL (Canada) when the crew decided to return to Newark due to problems with the right hand main eletrical bus, which indicated disconnected several times. The aircraft descended to FL320 for the return and landed safely back in Newark about 5 hours after departure.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration N2749U reached Mumbai with a delay of 14.5 hours exciting Mumbai planespotters due to the aircraft carrying the new United livery.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 11, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-48

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
N2748U

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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