United B788 over Pacific on May 20th 2023, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 31, 2023 / 14:34:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-348

Aircraft Registration
N26906

ICAO Type Designator
B788

A United Boeing 787-8, registration N26906 performing flight UA-348 from Kahului,HI to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL390 about 940nm westsouthwest of San Francisco,CA (USA) when the crew needed to shut one of the engines (GEnx) down. The aircraft drifted down to FL270 and diverted to San Francisco for a safe landing on runway 28L about 2.5 hours later.

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

A passenger reported the captain announced a misbehaving engine had been shut down and they were diverting to San Francisco.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service 4 days and 12 hours after landing in San Francisco.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N26906
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
787-8
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B788
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
May 20, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-348

Aircraft Registration
N26906

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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