United B764 near Boston on May 21st 2022, engine overheat

Last Update: May 26, 2022 / 21:24:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-120

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N68061

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A United Boeing 767-400, registration N68061 performing flight UA-120 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Barcelona,SP (Spain) with 238 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 100nm east of Boston,MA (USA) when the crew reported the left hand engine (CF6) overheated. The aircraft descended to 17000 feet, dumped fuel and returned to Newark for a safe landing on runway 22R at a slightly higher than normal speed (reduced flap setting).

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 31 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N68061
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-424ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B764
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-120

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N68061

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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