United B738 at Las Vegas on Apr 10th 2024, dropped panel in flight

Last Update: April 12, 2024 / 17:45:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1960

Aircraft Registration
N24224

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N24224 performing flight UA-1960 from Los Angeles,CA to Las Vegas,NV (USA), concluded a seemingly uneventful flight with a safe landing in Las Vegas.

A postflight inspection however revealed a panel from the underside of a wing was missing.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Las Vegas for about 19 hours before returning to service.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT LANDED AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED MISSING LOWER WING PANEL, LAS VEGAS, NV."
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N24224
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-824
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1960

Aircraft Registration
N24224

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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