United A320 at Mexico City on Dec 17th 2022, engine problem

Last Update: December 18, 2022 / 17:20:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-718

Aircraft Registration
N495UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A United Airbus A320-200, registration N495UA performing flight UA-718 from Mexico City (Mexico) to San Francisco,CA (USA), was climbing out of Mexico City when the crew determined there was an imbalance of fuel pressure between the engines (V2527), stopped the climb at FL290 and returned to Mexico City for a safe landing on runway 05R about 45 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration N476UA reached San Francisco with a delay of about 6:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 18 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N495UA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-718

Aircraft Registration
N495UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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