United B773 near London on Sep 20th 2022, engine fire detection problem

Last Update: September 21, 2022 / 19:55:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-927

Aircraft Registration
N2135U

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

A United Boeing 777-300, registration N2135U performing flight UA-927 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to San Francisco,CA (USA), was enroute at FL320 over the North Sea about 240nm northeast of London,EN (UK) when the crew entered a hold at FL320 due to a problem with an engine's (GE90) fire detection loops. The crew subsequently decided to divert to London Heathrow,EN (UK), dumped fuel and landed safely on Heathrow's runway 27R about 70 minutes later.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Heathrow about 26 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N2135U
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-300ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B773
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 20, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-927

Aircraft Registration
N2135U

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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