UPS MD11 at San Antonio on Apr 10th 2024, engine fire indication

Last Update: April 11, 2024 / 16:15:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-9500

Aircraft Registration
N278UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

An UPS United Parcel Service McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter, registration N278UP performing flight 5X-9500 (scheduled dep Apr 9th, actual dep Apr 10th) from San Antonio,TX to Louisville,KY (USA) with 2 crew, was climbing out of San Antonio's runway 04 when the crew stopped the climb at about 13,000 feet reporting a right hand engine (CF6) fire indication. The crew shut the engine down, requested emergency services to check for signs of fire after landing and returned to San Antonio for a safe landing on runway 31L about 20 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The aircraft is still on the ground in San Antonio about 33 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N278UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
MD-11F
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD11
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 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-9500

Aircraft Registration
N278UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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