United Airlines B752 at Boston on Nov 16th 2021, small APU fire on ground

Last Update: November 17, 2021 / 08:25:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2021

Classification
Occurrence

Airline
United

Aircraft Registration
N13138

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

Airport ICAO Code
KBOS

A United Airlines Boeing B757-200, registration N13138 at Boston-Logan International Airport (KBOS) encountered a small fire within the area of the APU, the auxiliary power unit, in the tail section of the aircraft. No passengers were on board and the flames were extinguished quickly. The aircraft was planned to head to San Francisco but the flight was cancelled. The aircraft has been removed from service.

 

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2021

Classification
Occurrence

Airline
United

Aircraft Registration
N13138

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

Airport ICAO Code
KBOS

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