United B789 near San Francisco on Apr 19th 2024, cargo smoke indication

Last Update: April 21, 2024 / 18:38:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-801

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
N15969

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-9, registration N15969 performing flight UA-801 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Hong Kong (China), was enroute at FL340 about 30nm northwest of San Francisco,CA (USA) when the crew decided to divert to San Francisco reporting a cargo smoke indication. The aircraft landed safely on San Francisco's runway 28R about 25 minutes later, vacated the runway and stopped clear of the runway for an inspection by emergency services. The crew in particular were interested in the condition of the aft cargo bay at their left hand side. About 5 minutes later the aircraft taxied to the apron.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.

The aircraft remained on the ground in San Francisco for about 47 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N15969
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
787-9
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B789
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 19, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-801

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
N15969

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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