United B763 at Newark on Jan 6th 2023, failure of all navigation equipment

Last Update: January 10, 2023 / 12:18:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-940

Aircraft Registration
N663UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A United Boeing 767-300, registration N663UA performing flight UA-940 from Newark,NJ (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 228 people on board, was climbing out of Newark's runway 22R when the crew received a clearance to climb to 17,000 feet and direct to MERIT waypoint but requested a heading to MERIT advising, they had no navigation available and were working on it. The crew stopped the climb at 14,000 feet, requested delay vectors while still working on the issue and subsequently declared emergency advising they would need vectors all the time. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to Newark, performed an ILS approach and landed safely on runway 22L about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N672UA reached London with a delay of 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Newark for about 9 hours, then returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N663UA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-322
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
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
Jan 6, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-940

Aircraft Registration
N663UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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