UPS B744 at Louisville on Feb 15th 2021, taxiway excursion during line up

Last Update: February 16, 2021 / 10:29:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-1540

Aircraft Registration
N575UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A UPS United Parcel Service Boeing 747-400 freighter, registration N575UP performing flight 5X-1540 from Louisville,KY to Trenton Mc Guire Air Force Base,NJ (USA), was taxiing for departure and had been cleared to line up runway 35L via taxiway B, when the aircraft slid, the nose gear went off taxiway B at 18:22L (23:22Z). The crew reported "we are in the dirt" and advised, at least a portion of their wing was over the runway area already. The runway was closed.

The airline reported the nose gear went off the paved surface into a connecting field. There was no damage to the aircraft, it was towed back onto the taxiway.

The airport said, that although it was snowing at the time the taxiway was not considered that slick.

Related NOTAMs:
!SDF 02/315 SDF RWY 17R/35L CLSD 2102152340-2102160500
!SDF 02/316 SDF TWY B BTN APCH END RWY 35L AND TWY B1 CLSD 2102152341-2102160500
!SDF 02/324 SDF RWY 17R/35L CLSD 2102160131-2102160700

NOTAM:
KSDF 160056Z 34009KT 1 1/4SM R35R/5500VP6000FT -SN BR OVC009 M06/M07 A2976 RMK AO2 FZDZE23 PRESRR SLP083 P0003 I1000 T10561067 $=
KSDF 160024Z 35010KT 1 3/4SM -SN BR OVC009 M05/M07 A2975 RMK AO2 FZDZE23 CIG 005V012 P0001 I1000 T10501067 $=
KSDF 160006Z 01009KT 1 3/4SM -FZDZSN BR OVC008 M05/M07 A2976 RMK AO2 CIG 006V013 P0000 I1000 T10501067 $=
KSDF 152356Z 01008KT 1 1/2SM -FZDZSN BR OVC010 M05/M07 A2976 RMK AO2 FZRAB16E34FZDZB34SNE16B22E35B52 SLP084 4/002 P0001 60024 I1001 I6001 T10501067 11050 21056 56040 $=
KSDF 152334Z 02007KT 1 3/4SM -FZDZSN BR OVC010 M05/M07 A2977 RMK AO2 FZRAB16E34FZDZB34SNE16B22 P0001 I1000 T10501067 $=
KSDF 152323Z 04009KT 1 1/2SM -FZRASN BR OVC012 M05/M07 A2977 RMK AO2 FZRAB16SNE16B22 P0000 I1000 T10501067 $=
KSDF 152316Z 03009KT 1 1/2SM -FZRA BR OVC012 M05/M07 A2978 RMK AO2 FZRAB16SNE16 PRESFR P0000 I1000 T10501067 $=
KSDF 152300Z 03009KT 1 1/2SM -SN BR OVC012 M05/M07 A2980 RMK AO2 P0000 T10501067 $=
KSDF 152256Z 04008KT 2SM -SN BR OVC014 M05/M07 A2980 RMK AO2 PLE29 SLP097 P0001 T10501067 $=
KSDF 152243Z 03010KT 2 1/2SM R35R/6000VP6000FT -SN BR OVC012 M05/M07 A2979 RMK AO2 PLE29 PRESFR P0000 T10501072 $=
KSDF 152229Z 03009KT 2 1/2SM -SN BR BKN016 OVC023 M05/M07 A2982 RMK AO2 PLE29 P0000 T10501072 $=
KSDF 152212Z 02011G17KT 2 1/2SM -PLSN BR SCT014 OVC023 M05/M08 A2981 RMK AO2 P0000 T10501078 $=
KSDF 152156Z 03010KT 2SM PLSN BR SCT014 OVC023 M05/M08 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP106 P0002 T10501078 $=
KSDF 152120Z 03011KT 2SM PLSN BR FEW015 BKN027 OVC049 M05/M08 A2984 RMK AO2 P0001 T10501078 $=
KSDF 152103Z 03011G22KT 1 1/2SM PLSN BR FEW010 OVC029 M05/M08 A2986 RMK AO2 PRESFR P0001 T10501078 $=
KSDF 152056Z 03013G22KT 3/4SM R35R/P6000FT PLSN BR SCT020 OVC029 M06/M07 A2988 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP124 P0007 60020 I3000 T10561072 58052 $=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N575UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-44AF
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-1540

Aircraft Registration
N575UP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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