United B737 at Chicago on Feb 8th 2024, lightning strike

Last Update: February 9, 2024 / 16:56:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-555

Aircraft Registration
N15751

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

Airport ICAO Code
KORD

A United Boeing 737-700, registration N15751 performing flight UA-555 from Jacksonville,FL to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was on approach to Chicago's runway 28C when the aircraft sustained a lightning strike. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on the runway.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT WAS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING WHILE LANDING AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED A SMALL HOLE ON RIGHT SIDE OF FUSELAGE, CHICAGO, IL."

The aircraft is still on the ground in Chicago about 16 hours after landing.



Metars:
KORD 090251Z 20015G28KT 10SM FEW024 FEW065 SCT120 BKN140 BKN230 12/09 A2964 RMK AO2 PK WND 20028/0247 SLP037 60001 T01220089 55007=
KORD 090151Z 18013KT 10SM FEW060 FEW075 SCT110 BKN130 BKN230 12/08 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/0136 LTG DSNT E RAB34E40GRB37E40 TSB26E48 SLP036 P0000 T01170078=
KORD 090140Z 18013G28KT 10SM TS FEW040CB SCT065 SCT110 BKN210 12/07 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/0136 RAB34E40GRB37E40 TSB26 OCNL LTGCGIC E TS E MOV NE P0000 T01170072=
KORD 090138Z 18013G28KT 10SM -TSRAGR FEW040CB SCT065 SCT100 BKN200 12/07 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/0136 RAB34GRB37 TSB26 FRQ LTGCGIC OHD TS OHD MOV NE GR 1/2 P0000 T01220067=
KORD 090126Z 18009KT 10SM TS FEW040CB SCT065 SCT100 BKN200 12/06 A2963 RMK AO2 TSB26 FRQ LTGCGIC SW TS SW MOV NE T01170061=
KORD 090051Z 18015G29KT 10SM FEW040 SCT060 BKN095 BKN130 OVC160 13/06 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 19032/0007 LTG DSNT E-S RAB00E24 TSE23 SLP035 P0001 T01280061=
KORD 090029Z 19015G26KT 10SM VCTS FEW025 BKN040 BKN065 OVC130 13/09 A2963 RMK AO2 PK WND 19032/0007 LTG DSNT E-S RAB00E24 TSE23 P0001 T01330089=
KORD 090020Z 18020G31KT 7SM -RA SCT025 BKN040 BKN065 OVC150 14/07 A2961 RMK AO2 PK WND 19032/0007 LTG DSNT S AND SW RAB00 P0001 T01390067=
KORD 082351Z 19021G32KT 10SM BKN027 BKN036 BKN150 BKN250 14/09 A2966 RMK AO2 PK WND 20032/2350 LTG DSNT SW SLP044 60001 T01390089 10150 20128 53001=
KORD 082339Z 19015G28KT 10SM BKN027 BKN036 BKN150 BKN250 14/09 A2964 RMK AO2 PK WND 18030/2326 T01390089=
KORD 082251Z 17019G31KT 10SM SCT030 BKN150 14/08 A2964 RMK AO2 PK WND 18033/2204 SLP037 T01390083=
KORD 082151Z 19015G29KT 10SM BKN027 14/08 A2964 RMK AO2 PK WND 18033/2126 SLP039 T01390083=
KORD 082138Z 19018G30KT 10SM BKN027 13/08 A2964 RMK AO2 PK WND 18033/2126 T01330083=
KORD 082051Z 18018G31KT 10SM SCT030 BKN048 BKN075 BKN250 13/08 A2966 RMK AO2 PK WND 16031/2043 DZB03E21RAB35E46 SLP044 P0001 60001 T01280083 58028=
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N15751
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-71Q
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B737
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
Feb 8, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-555

Aircraft Registration
N15751

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

Airport ICAO Code
KORD

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