UPS MD11 at Louisville on Dec 19th 2020, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: December 26, 2020 / 11:03:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2988

Aircraft Registration
N260UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A UPS United Parcel Service McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration N260UP performing flight 5X-2988 from Louisville,KY to Seattle Boeing Field,WA (USA) with 2 crew, was climbing out of Louisville's runway 17R when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared emergency reporting fumes in the cockpit and stopped the climb at 3000 feet for an emergency return to the airport. The aircraft was cleared for a visual approach to runway 17R and landed safely on runway 17R about 10 minutes after departure.

The aircraft returned to service about 13.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N260UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2988

Aircraft Registration
N260UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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