United A320 near Tampa on Jan 30th 2016, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: February 2, 2016 / 00:17:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 30, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1793

Aircraft Registration
N488UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A United Airbus A320-200, registration N488UA performing flight UA-1793 from Orlando,FL to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was climbing through FL336 about 80nm westnorthwest of Tampa,FL (USA) when the crew reported smoke and fumes in the cockpit and decided to divert to Tampa. During the descent the crew advised they did not plan to evacuate. The aircraft landed safely on Tampa's runway 19L about 25 minutes after stopping the climb and taxied to the apron.

A fan was identified to have seized causing a burning smell aboard the aircraft.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration N457UA reached Houston with a delay of 3:15 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N488UA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Jan 30, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1793

Aircraft Registration
N488UA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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