UPS MD11 at Oakland on May 10th 2024, flight control issues

Last Update: May 11, 2024 / 15:31:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2949

Aircraft Registration
N284UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

A UPS United Parcel Service McDonnell Douglas MD-11 freighter, registration N284UP performing flight 5X-2949 from Oakland,CA to Ontario,CA (USA) with 3 crew, was climbing out of Oakland's 30 when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet and declared Mayday reporting flight control issues. The crew decided to return to Oakland and anticipated they would be able to vacate the runway after landing and taxi to the apron. The aircraft landed safely on runway 30 at a normal speed, the crew declined any further assistance by emergency services and taxied to the apron.

The aircraft was able to depart Oakland about 13 hours after landing and reached Ontario with a delay of about 13.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N284UP
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
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
May 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
UPS

Flight number
5X-2949

Aircraft Registration
N284UP

ICAO Type Designator
MD11

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