United B763 near San Jose on Nov 25th 2016, electrical problems

Last Update: November 25, 2016 / 23:01:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-846

Aircraft Registration
N657UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

A United Boeing 767-300, registration N657UA performing flight UA-846 (Dep Nov 24th) from Santiago (Chile) to Houston,TX (USA), was enroute at FL340 about 130nm westnorthwest of San Jose (Costa Rica) over the Pacific Ocean when the crew decided to divert to San Jose reporting an electrical burning odour and electrical problems. The aircraft landed safely on San Jose's runway 07 about 25 minutes later. Emergency services checked the aircraft, the aircraft taxied to the apron.

A passenger reported there was smell of smoke, the crew subsequently announced they were diverting to San Jose due to an electrical problem. The aircraft vibrated during the descent. The (electric) seats could not be returned to their upright positions, flight attendants needed to manually return those seats to their upright position.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in San Jose about 13 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N657UA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
767-322
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B763
Year of Manufacture
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-846

Aircraft Registration
N657UA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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