United B739 at Chicago on Apr 4th 2023, lightning strike

Last Update: April 5, 2023 / 19:02:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2350

Aircraft Registration
N64844

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

Airport ICAO Code
KORD

A United Boeing 737-900, registration N64844 performing flight UA-2350 from San Diego,CA to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was on approach to Chicago's runway 10C when the aircraft sustained a lightning strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING DAMAGING THE EXIT POINT, CHICAGO, IL.", the damage was "UNKNOWN".

The aircraft is still on the ground in Chicago about 25 hours after landing.



Metars:
KORD 041951Z 07015G25KT 10SM BKN014 OVC023 11/08 A2970 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT NE AND E RAE20GRE00 TSE29 SLP058 P0038 T01060078=
KORD 041943Z 07017G24KT 10SM FEW011 BKN016 OVC035 11/08 A2971 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT N-E RAE20GRE00 TSE29 P0038 T01060078=
KORD 041935Z 07015G20KT 10SM VCTS FEW011 BKN018 OVC037 11/08 A2972 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT N-E RAE20GRE00 TSE29 P0038 T01110078=
KORD 041911Z 07016G25KT 7SM -TSRA BR SCT011 BKN018 OVC034CB 11/08 A2974 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT ALQDS GRE00 OCNL LTGICCG N-NE TS N-NE MOV NE P0037 T01110083=
KORD 041905Z 01013G25KT 310V070 2SM R10L/2000VP6000FT TSRA BR SCT011 OVC018CB 11/08 A2974 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT ALQDS GRE00 OCNL LTGICCG N-NE TS N-NE MOV NE P0037 T01060078=
KORD 041901Z 04009G32KT 360V090 1 1/2SM R10L/2000VP6000FT +TSRA BR OVC011CB 09/07 A2970 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT ALQDS GRE00 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0030 T00890072=
KORD 041857Z 05017G32KT 1SM R10L/2200VP6000FT +TSGRRA BR OVC011CB 09/07 A2975 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT ALQDS FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV NE GR LESS THAN 1/4 P0005 T00890072=
KORD 041854Z 06012KT 1 1/2SM R10L/4500VP6000FT +TSGRRA BR OVC011CB 09/07 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 26032/1854 LTG DSNT ALQDS PRESRR FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV NE GR 3/4 P0002 T00940072=
KORD 041851Z 07011G22KT 2 1/2SM TSGRRA BR OVC011CB 09/07 A2977 RMK AO2 PK WND 06026/1821 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB1758E10B26GRB46 PRESRR SLP082 FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV NE GR LESS THAN 1/4 P0007 T00940072=
KORD 041846Z 06015G22KT 3SM TSGRRA BR OVC011CB 09/07 A2967 RMK AO2 PK WND 06026/1821 LTG DSNT SW-N RAB1758E10B26GRB46 PRESFR FRQ LTGICCG OHD TS OHD MOV NE GR LESS THAN 1/4 P0003=
KORD 041835Z 06014KT 6SM -TSRA BR OVC011CB 09/07 A2970 RMK AO2 PK WND 06026/1821 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB1758E10B26 OCNL LTGICCG W-NW TS W-NW MOV NE P0000 T00940072=
KORD 041751Z 06013G19KT 6SM TS BR OVC009CB 09/07 A2974 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSE01B30E45B50 PRESFR SLP072 OCNL LTGCGIC W-N TS W-N MOV NE T00940072 10094 20072 58015=
KORD 041732Z 07008G19KT 6SM TS BR OVC009CB 09/07 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW TSE01B30 OCNL LTGCG NW-N TS NW-N MOV NE T00890067=
KORD 041718Z 07012KT 6SM BR OVC009 09/07 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW TSE01 PRESFR T00890067=
KORD 041707Z 06010KT 5SM VCTS BR OVC012 08/07 A2979 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N TSE01 T00830067=
KORD 041651Z 04012KT 8SM OVC012 09/07 A2979 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW SLP090 T00890067=
KORD 041551Z 08008KT 9SM OVC011 09/07 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP086 T00940072=
KORD 041514Z 08010KT 10SM SCT007 BKN013 OVC019 09/07 A2978 RMK AO2 T00890067=
KORD 041451Z 08011KT 9SM BKN006 BKN014 OVC019 08/07 A2978 RMK AO2 PRESFR SLP087 T00830067 58018=
KORD 041351Z 10010KT 10SM OVC005 08/06 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP098 T00780061=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N64844
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-924ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
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
Apr 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-2350

Aircraft Registration
N64844

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

Airport ICAO Code
KORD

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