United B772 near Denver on Mar 28th 2024, engine issue

Last Update: March 30, 2024 / 11:57:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 28, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-990

Aircraft Registration
N224UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A United Boeing 777-200, registration N224UA performing flight UA-990 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 273 passengers and 12 crew, was enroute at FL330 about 580nm north of Denver about to enter Canadian Airspace when the crew decided to turn south and divert to Denver due to an engine (PW4090) issue. The aircraft maintained FL330 during the diversion, advised ATC no assistance was needed but requested the longest runway available, and landed safely on Denver's runway 16R about 90 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted due to an engine issue.

The FAA stated: "United Airlines Flight 990 landed safely at Denver International Airport around 10:55 p.m. local time on Thursday, March 28, after the crew reported a possible mechanical issue. The Boeing 777 departed from San Francisco International Airport and was headed to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in France. The FAA will investigate."

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground about 30 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N224UA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-222
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
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
Mar 28, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-990

Aircraft Registration
N224UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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