United B738 at Fukuoka on May 10th 2024, flaps problem

Last Update: May 10, 2024 / 19:25:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-166

Destination
Guam, Guam

Aircraft Registration
N39297

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N39297 performing flight UA-166 from Fukuoka (Japan) to Guam (Guam) with 50 people on board, was climbing out of Fukuoka's runway 16 when the crew stopped the climb at 10,000 feet reporting a problem with the flaps. The aircraft returned to Fukuoka for a safe landing on runway 16 about 40 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Fukuoka about 16 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N39297
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
May 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-166

Destination
Guam, Guam

Aircraft Registration
N39297

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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