United B753 near Norfolk on Jan 17th 2016, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: January 18, 2016 / 15:46:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1470

Aircraft Registration
N57857

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-300

ICAO Type Designator
B753

A United Boeing 757-300, registration N57857 performing flight UA-1470 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) with 213 people on board, was enroute at FL350 over the Atlantic Ocean about 280nm southsoutheast of Norfolk,VA (USA) when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (RB211) down and to drift down. The crew decided to turn around and divert to Norfolk. The aircraft landed safely in Norfolk about one hour after leaving FL350.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N57857
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-324
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B753
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
Jan 17, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1470

Aircraft Registration
N57857

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-300

ICAO Type Designator
B753

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