United B737 near Kansas City on Oct 8th 2022, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 23, 2022 / 16:17:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2168

Aircraft Registration
N54711

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A United Boeing 737-700, registration N54711 performing flight UA-2168 from Santa Ana,CA to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL410 about 100nm westnorthwest of Kansas City,MO (USA) when the right hand engine (CFM56) emitted loud bangs and streaks of flames associated with vibrations prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The aircraft diverted to Kansas City for a safe landing on runway 19L about 40 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-700 registration N27734 reached Chicago with a delay of about 3:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 3.5 days before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N54711
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
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Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2168

Aircraft Registration
N54711

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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